Here's a simple list that should help with connector choice and
identification for Heliax cables:
On 8/2/2012 2:09 PM, Jim Brown wrote:
> I'm facing similar work, and have been doing some digging.I've found pdf
> data sheets for some older products, as well as connectors and Heliax,
> on ham surplus websites. Google on Heliax, then follow the links for
> RFParts, Surplus Sales of Nebraska, etc. I also found a pdf data sheet
> for Cablewave "heliax" and connectors on a university website (PA?).
> I need some advice too.
> I have nice lengths of Andrew FHJ5-50A (older 7/8-in), Decibel/ATG
> DBC078F5P (older 7/8-in), and VXL5-50 (current product), and Andrew
> LDF5-50A, and need to put connectors on them. I can't find a data sheet
> for the Decibel/ATG cable, nor for the FHJ5-50A.
> I have the following connectors available: L5NF, L45N, L5PNM, and
> Cablewave FLC78-50NM. I'd like advice on which, if any, of those
> connectors will work on the FHJ5-50A and DBC078F5P. I have the right
> connectors for the VXL5-50, and the LDF5-50A.
> And I'd like to find those missing data sheets for those cables.
> Thanks and 73, Jim K9YC
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