[TowerTalk] Belden question

John Wagner jwagner at dxengineering.com
Mon Aug 14 15:16:20 EDT 2006

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> Subject: [TowerTalk] Belden question
> Anyone have an old  Belden catalog and can tell me the vf of 
> Belden Permohm
> 8285 300 ohm twin lead?
> I have .73 stuck in my head from 20 years ago, but can't 
> confirm  this  by searching the internet.
> Tnx, Steve KW3A 

I looked..My Belden catalog isn't old enough. For what it's worth..

Typical 300 Ohm Ladder consisting of 18 gauge, Copper coated steel wire
conductors consisting of 19 strands of 29 gauge wires has a Velocity Factor
of 88%. Of course it varies by the conductor size and material.

John W8JJW

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