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Re: [TowerTalk] Heliax Connectors

To: "Tower and HF antenna construction topics." <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Heliax Connectors
From: jimlux <>
Reply-to: "Tower and HF antenna construction topics." <>
Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2010 03:36:27 -0700
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Roger (K8RI) wrote:
> wrote:
>> At what frequency is this N power rating?    The voltage rating for an 
>> Amphenol N connector is 1500 volts and for a UHF connector it is 500 volts.
> That's hard to imagine as the spacing in my UHF connectors is at least 
> double the spacing in the N connectors.
> 73
> Roger (K8RI)

Voltage ratings might be different because the "test conditions" are 
different (rise time, frequency of test voltage)

There's also the "breakdown through air" vs "breakdown along a surface" 


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