[TowerTalk] Heliax Connectors
rjairam at gmail.com
Tue Apr 20 13:57:19 PDT 2010
I would just get N connectors and adapters and use that instead.
Practically nobody else but ham and CB use UHF connectors anymore.
On 4/20/10, john at kk9a.com <john at kk9a.com> wrote:
> These connectors are no longer made and most dealers seem to be out of them.
> Here is one dealer that has four of them and is asking $1500/each
> If anyone does have any L44P or L44U connectors that they would like to get
> rid of for a more reasonable price, please send me a direct email
> John john at kk9a.com
> To: "Tower and HF antenna construction topics." <towertalk at contesting.com>
> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Heliax Connectors
> From: Steve Maki <lists at oakcom.org>
> Reply-to: "Tower and HF antenna construction topics."
> <towertalk at contesting.com>
> Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2010 14:09:51 -0400
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> Steve Bagley wrote:
>> Ladies and Gentlemen:
>> I have read so much information concerning what connectors to use for 1/2"
>> heliax, I am thoroughly confused.
>> I need to splice some heliax together for a long run, and terminate at the
>> tower and shack.
>> My arrestors are a standard SO-239 connector.
>> I would prefer to use the connectors designed for the heliax vs standard
>> Anyone have the appropriate part numbers and any concise input? Really
>> appreciate it!
> Assuming you're talking about Andrew LDF4, the Andrew part numbers are:
> L44Z - splice
> L44P - UHF male
> L44U - UHF female
> I'm not sure any of these are actually made anymore, but can be found in
> stock at some dealers, and commonly at fleamarkets. Also RF Industries
> (RFI) makes a UHF male for LDF4 if I'm not mistaken.
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