My local cable company (Comcast) used to give away the occasional short
ends (less than 100 feet), but closed their scrap yard a couple of years
ago, citing the tight economy and the rising price of scrap metal.
73, Pete N4ZR
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On 3/8/2011 11:56 PM, Jim Brown wrote:
> On 3/8/2011 7:02 PM, Jerry Gardner wrote:
>> My run will be approx. 400-450 feet, so I'll have to find a similar
>> source of hardline.
> It has been suggested many times on this list that we contact CATV
> companies to ask for their junk lengths of CATV hard line. Yes, it's 75
> ohms, but the loss is quite small, and the additional loss due to
> mismatch is also small.
> 73, Jim K9YC
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