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Re: [TowerTalk] Question about Andrew Hardline and Connectors

To: "Ray Benny" <>, "[TowerTalk]" <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Question about Andrew Hardline and Connectors
From: "Steve Jones" <>
Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2012 13:19:55 -0700
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Actually LDF5-50 is 7/8" hardline, and man it is HARD.  Have you tried 
unwinding a bit from your 100' roll?  Be sure you have a nice straight route 
with no bends.



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From: "Ray Benny" <>
To: "[TowerTalk]" <>
Sent: Thursday, August 02, 2012 11:55 AM
Subject: [TowerTalk] Question about Andrew Hardline and Connectors

>I recently acquired two 100ft rolls of Andrew 3/4" hardline that I will be
> using soon. One is LDF5-50, the other is LDF5-50A. I have searched the Web
> for rating of this coax and the types of connectors needed, but the info I
> am finding is spread out all over the place. Commscope, I think, has 
> bought
> out Andrew so their coax and connectors have different part numbers. Same
> with connectors. Does anyone have a web site that shows the different coax
> and connectors?
> First question, what is the difference between the LDF5-50 and LDF5-50A?
> Second question, one roll has L45U connectors, the other nothing. I'm not
> much into VHF hardline but It seems that the male L45U connector is not a
> 'N' type connector. What is it?
> I see many hardline connectors on eBay but I need to know which is which
> before I buy.
> Tnx for your help.
> Ray,
> N6VR
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