[TowerTalk] Life expectancy of RG-213
jim at n7us.net
Fri Aug 27 09:54:36 PDT 2010
An MFJ antenna analyzer, such as the 259B, can also measure coax loss.
When I have a coax problem and it is not readily discernable I TDR it with a
Tektronix 1502. Pinpoints the problem every time. Just because coax is old
does not mean it is not good. The condition of the covering (no cracks, cuts
or other points for water to enter) is key.
The TDR is an invaluable tool and beats guessing!!!
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