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RE: Feed line help



The StCu is Steel, Copper plated.  This cable was designed for the CATV 
industry and the center conductor has to be stiff for the "F" fitting 
connector.  Therefore the steel center conductor.

73
Glenn
WB4UIV



At 04:01 PM 8/17/00 +0930, MERRETT, David wrote:
>According to A Suhner catalog I have lying around,
>RG-6A/U has the following characteristics:
>Imp:                    75 +/- 3ohms
>Atten @ ~430MHz:        ~21dB/100metres
>Inner cond:             StCu    (st? + cooper) (Single strand I believe)
>Dielectric:             PE
>1st Outer Cond: CuAg
>2nd Outer Cond: Cu
>Jacket:         PVC 2
>Outer Dia.              8.45mm
>Connector group:        U23
>Weight:         11Kg/100m
>
>FYI: I believe this atten is worse than RG-8. ALSO NOTE 75 Ohms!!
>Dave
>VK5DSM
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>...
>It's RG-6, with a braided center conductor and foam core.  I didn't get that
>great a look at it, but he called it "Flooded" cable (an explanation of what
>that means would be nice too).
>
>I can buy it from him at $0.15/ft, which seems cheap, but I don't know if it
>will work well, what the loss is like, or what the heck "Flooded" cable
>is...
>
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