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Re: [TowerTalk] OT: Exterior Ethernet Cable

To: "'Roger \(K8RI\)'" <>, "'Jim Brown'" <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] OT: Exterior Ethernet Cable
From: "David Jordan" <>
Date: Mon, 11 Aug 2008 14:30:45 -0400
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RFI may be a problem with or w/o shielded cable.  EMP from summer lightning
may be a much more expensive problem. Many if not most of the devices that
connect with CAT 5 do not have surge protection. If it is a long run of CAT5
outside you will want to invest in surge protection at both ends.


-----Original Message-----

Jim Brown wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Aug 2008 07:01:46 -0500, Matt Patterson wrote:
>> They also make shielded RJ-45 connectors if you are thinking of going 
>> with the shielded outdoor gel filled CAT5E...


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