[TowerTalk] Soldering RG213 to PL259

Steve Katz stevek at jmr.com
Tue Feb 6 10:43:43 EST 2007

Amphenol never stopped making silver plated PL-259s.  The standard, off the
shelf 83-1SP is silver plated (that's what the "SP" stands for).  The shell
is nickel plated, since it doesn't require soldering, but the connector body
has always been silver plated and still is, as is the pin.


-----Original Message-----
From: Jim Miller [mailto:JimMiller at STL-OnLine.Net]
Sent: Monday, February 05, 2007 4:41 PM
To: Rob Atkinson, K5UJ; towertalk at contesting.com
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Soldering RG213 to PL259

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rob Atkinson, K5UJ" <k5uj at hotmail.com>
To: <towertalk at contesting.com>
Sent: Monday, February 05, 2007 5:53 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Soldering RG213 to PL259

> I have been told that Amphenol quit making silver plated connectors
> years ago.
> 73,
> rob / k5uj

If they did, WWW.therfc.com sure has a stock of them.  $2.50

73, Jim


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