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Re: [TowerTalk] LMR400-PL259s

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] LMR400-PL259s
From: "Perry - K4PWO" <>
Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2007 15:53:25 -0500
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One source of problems fitting PL-259's is that, when you cut the LMR-400, 
the soft copper clad aluminum "fans" preventing it from sliding into the 
connector.  You can file the very tip to "round" the conductor or try 
forming it back to round with pliers.  You will always have a little AL 
exposed at the cut end but I usually trim the center long, solder the center 
pin, and then cut the center conductor flush with the PL-259's pin.  Quality 
connectors help too!

73 de Perry - K4PWO 


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