[CQ-Contest] Life of Coax
n2icarrl at gmail.com
Sun Jul 29 06:05:54 PDT 2012
Measure it, and compare with the original specs.
See August, 2012 QST, page 44.
On 07/28/2012 02:24 PM, James wrote:
> Let's talk coax. I'm putting the station back together after some time.
> What we have here are several items of coax; all is RG 213/U Type Extra UV
> Resistant and is at least ten years old:
> * Several lengths have lived a sheltered life; always indoors connecting
> things in the shack.
> * Several lengths have always lived outdoors.
> * And some significant length is still on the roll in the barn.
> What would you do? Replace the outdoor stuff? Use shack stuff? Use the
> un-used roll? Throw it all away and start fresh?
> 73 James / K1SD / Rhode Island
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