Topband: CAT5 cable as feeder for reversable Beverage

Pete Smith n4zr at
Sat Apr 16 07:36:53 PDT 2011

FWIW, I have several runs of outdoor-rated CAT-5 cable to and from my 
tower.  It is flooded and has a tough jacket to help stave off the 

73, Pete N4ZR

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On 4/15/2011 11:09 AM, Jim Brown wrote:
> That said, the primary consideration is probably what Herb noted about
> how well (poorly) indoor-rated cable is likely to stand up to outdoor
> conditions.  Although I love CAT5/6/7 for lots of uses, I wouldn't use
> it for outdoor runs to antennas.

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