On Tue, 13 Apr 2010 20:02:35 -0400, Gary Schafer wrote:
>I discovered that the PL to N adaptor was an off brand one. I replaced it
>with an amphenol and the return loss was much better at 2 meters.
Yes. I fell into the same trap, buying a lot of that cheap junk at hamfests.
On at least six different occasions one after another of them drove me nuts
-- everything from intermittents to overheating to falling apart to excessive
loss. I packed them all in a bag and sold them for a buck apiece at a flea
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