0.3dB is simply an unbelievable figure whether it refers to dissipative
loss or mismatch loss!
If it were dissipative loss it would mean 100W dissipated when passing 1500W
If it were mismatch loss it would be equivalent to an SWR of 1.7:1
Neither is credible!
On 17/01/2012 09:08, K8RI wrote:
> Remember that the UHF connector design is probably one of the very first
> coax cable connectors designed. Did we even know about impedance bumps
> and insertion loss back then? I have to add that a 0.3 deb insertion
> loss is unlikely to overheat a connector as it is not a resistive loss
> in the connector. OTOH I don't think I've seen a UHF connector even in
> bad shape that had that much insertion loss at HF.
> Roger (K8RI)
> TowerTalk mailing list
TowerTalk mailing list