I agree with Dan, on the tower I also use a nylon cord to provide support for
For a dipole with the coax suspended from the SO-239, I don't know of any
commercially available dipole
center connectors that provide strain relief for the cable. I have used them
without any issues of coming loose or damaging the cable.
The issues I have had are from my not adequately sealing the connection and
water finds its way in.
On Apr 21, 2012, at 3:35 PM, Dan Hearn wrote:
> Dick: I have 3 towers with a number of coaxes and rotator cables. I support
> the cables with small nylon cord connected to each cable with several half
> hitches and small Tywraps between the half hitches. Works fine.
> 73, Dan, N5AR
> On Sat, Apr 21, 2012 at 3:17 PM, Dick <email@example.com> wrote:
>> I just got a rope over a tree after 4 years of trying. I need a dipole
>> center insulator that has strain relief for the coax. To clear the
>> branches, the coax will be pulling against the center support rope. All the
>> center insulators I've seen have an SO-239, it doesn't seem like putting
>> that strain on a PL-259 is a good idea... Do any have a strain relief??
>> Dick NY1E
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