[TenTec] Connector tightening

Tony Lelieveld va3dwi at gmail.com
Wed Jul 27 19:36:13 PDT 2011

Another thing to watch for is that the teeth of the PL259 and SO239 are meshed properly and not sit on top of each other. 
One little bump and you have a loose connection.

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From: Ken Brown <ken.d.brown at hawaiiantel.net>
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Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2011 10:29:06 
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Subject: Re: [TenTec] Connector tightening

> For any type of quality RF connector (this does NOT include "UHF" 
> PL-255/SO-239 connectors) with knurled shells, additional tightening 
> beyond finger tight does not help to make a better connection. 
Oops...I meant PL-259, not 255
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