[TowerTalk] Teflon Coax with Center That's NOT SCCCS?
jimlux at earthlink.net
Tue Jan 16 08:31:36 EST 2018
On 1/15/18 10:13 PM, Jim Brown wrote:
> All the 0.195-in o.d. TFE coax cables I can find have a center conductor
> that is silver-coated copper-coated steel. This is fine above HF, but
> it's not great for 160M and 80M, where the steel is contributing to loss.
> Can anyone point me to a 50 ohm TFE 0.195-in o.d. cable whose center is
> NOT coated steel?
> Likewise, they all have a solid center with a 2-in bend radius. Anyone
> know of one with a smaller bend radius?
> 73, Jim K9YC
Original RG-58 (not A, B, C) is solid copper center conductor. Don't
know about bend radius, and since the dielectric is polyethylene, I
don't know that I'd want to bend it too tightly.
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