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Re: [TowerTalk] rotator cable

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] rotator cable
From: "" <>
Date: Mon, 6 Jul 2015 06:00:04 -0500
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I use a lot of the Cinch Jones connectors for every rotator and control
cable in the shack and have yet to have one fall apart. I do not use any
quick disconnects at the rotator, if I did I would not use these for the
reasons Roger mentioned.

John KK9A

To:     Mickey Baker <>
Subject:        Re: [TowerTalk] rotator cable
From:   "Roger (K8RI) on TT" <>
Date:   Mon, 06 Jul 2015 03:42:47 -0400

The Cinch Jones type are handy, but unless held together with a spring
retainer, or taped, they come apart too easily.. A snap flat spring
retainer, or wire clip comes off quickly with none of the drawback of
tape. Of course the clips aren't waterproof. Likewise I use Davis RF and
the wire man for cables and most connectors. I'm uneasy with the isea of
connectors off e-bay.


Roger  (K8RI)


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