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Re: [TowerTalk] PL259 Insertion Loss?

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] PL259 Insertion Loss?
From: Jim Brown <>
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2012 14:07:07 -0800
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On 1/16/2012 9:48 AM, Frederick Vobbe wrote:
> Never even considered running anything greater than 500 watts through a
> PL259, to be honest with you.   I know they are rated for higher power,
> but I've never considered them as being the right connector for the
> application.

Your opinion is not even slightly based on the laws of physics.  The 
contact area of the center conductor of a PL259 is MUCH larger than that 
for a BNC or N.

73, Jim K9YC

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