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## Re: [TowerTalk] Connector Loss Question

 To: Steve Hunt ,towertalk@contesting.com Re: [TowerTalk] Connector Loss Question "Joe Reisert, W1JR" Tue, 26 Aug 2008 20:23:18 -0400 mailto:towertalk@contesting.com>
 ```Steve etal, Sorry but the 0.5 in the first line on losses. That was obviously a typo. It should have been 0.05. You can see that by seeing that I gave an example and that value is correct. Thanks for bringing the typo to my attention. I better get my glasses updated! 73, Joe, W1JR \At 06:50 AM 8/26/2008, Steve Hunt wrote: >Joe, > >Sorry to "nit pick", but if your formula is correct and the constant is >0.5, shouldn't the loss be 0.57dB? It makes a big difference if you have >several connectors in the chain. > >73, >Steve G3TXQ > > >Joe Reisert, W1JR wrote: > > Hi Manius, > > > > The insertion loss of a good N connector is equal to the square root > > of F (in GHz) times a constant (K). > > > > The constant for a single N connector is 0.5. Therefore, at 23 CM > > (1.3 GHz) the loss is approximately .057 dB so you can add up the > > losses based on your situation. > > > > 73, > > > > Joe, W1JR > > > > > > > >_______________________________________________ > > > >_______________________________________________ >TowerTalk mailing list >TowerTalk@contesting.com >http://lists.contesting.com/mailman/listinfo/towertalk _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________ TowerTalk mailing list TowerTalk@contesting.com http://lists.contesting.com/mailman/listinfo/towertalk ```
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