Charles Gallo wrote:
> On 7/22/2008 K7LXC@aol.com wrote: ...snip...
>> So for RG-8 the minimum bending radius is 20 inches?!? I don't
>> think so. As I recall, the multiple is 6, giving you a 3" radius.
>> It's higher for Andrew Heliax and other high grade coaxes but I
>> don't recall the specifics.
> Per NASA "Coaxial cables shall not be bent below the minimum
> recommended inside bend radius (6 diameters for flexible, 2 diameters
> for semi-rigid and rigid)."
And I suspect that this standard doesn't apply to Heliax and similar styles.
There would almost always be a requirement that one follow the
manufacturer's recommendation, as well.
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