[CQ-Contest] Life of Coax
jms_k1sd at verizon.net
Mon Jul 30 16:23:34 PDT 2012
Thanks Steve! I'm a little behind in my reading. That's exactly what I
73 Jim, K1SD
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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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