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Re: 9913F??



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GL es 73,

Joel B. Black, K2SAT
AMSAT..........32589
AMSAT Local Area Coordinator
k2sat@amsat.org
http://www.mindspring.com/~jbblack
AO-10, AO-27, FO-20, FO-29, SO-35, UO-14
KO-25, TO-31, UO-22

----- Original Message -----
From: Jochen Beck <dh1saj@qsl.net>
To: Walls, Jim R <WALLSJR@sce.com>; <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Friday, March 24, 2000 11:55 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] 9913F??


> You really should think about using 'Aircom Plus', as already
> mentioned here in the list.
> I have no problems at all with this cable, using it since several
> years.
> But you should also use the correct type of N connectors, even if
> they are about 50% more expensive than 'normal' N-connectors. This
> connectors have a perfect mechanical fitting to the cable, and they
> are waterproof.
> Unfortunately, I don't know where to get 'Aircom Plus' and the
> connectors stateside
>
>
> Joe
> DH1SAJ
>
>
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Walls, Jim R <WALLSJR@sce.com>
> An: 'AMSAT-BB list' <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 23. März 2000 16:53
> Betreff: RE: [amsat-bb] 9913F??
>
>
>  > I was at Ham Radio Outlet in Anaheim (in the "new" store) a week
> ago and
>  > they reported that Belden had discontinued 9913 and they did not
> have any
>  > more and everybody was backordered on 9913F.  He did not saw why,
> but the
>  > fact that "everybody" is backordered on 9913F would go along with
> someone
>  > elses comment about Belden having a problem with it.  I ended up
> buying
>  > Times LMR-400.
>  >
>  > As  to someone elses comment about getting water in 9913, I have 5
> runs of
>  > the stuff that got put up last November and so far I have had
> problems with
>  > water in only one of the runs.  The 2M satellite antennas feedline
> keeps
>  > showing a high SWR due to water.  I have drained it 4 times so far
> and every
>  > time it's fine for a while and then the high SWR returns (I
> noticed it again
>  > early this morning when I could hardly get into FO-20).  What's
> surprising
>  > about that is the satellite antennas have GasFet pre-amps mounted
> in an
>  > outdoor electrical box mounted just below the rotor and the 9913
> runs from
>  > that protected environment to a bulkhead feedthrough panel under
> my house
>  > which is also weather protected.  I will be replacing the 9913
> with the
>  > LMR-400 either shortly or when I redo my antennas after putting up
> my tower
>  > this spring.
>  > 73
>  > ------------------------
>  > Jim Walls - K6CCC
>  > k6ccc@amsat.org
>  > Ofc:  626-302-8515   FAX:  626-302-9999
>  > Res:  626-914-4641
>
>
>
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