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Re: Source for F to N/SO239 Adapters

On Mon, 26 Feb 2001, Jon Ogden wrote:

> > ...removed the F connector and installed a bnc panel mount female,
> > worked out fine and is nice for quick disconnect .....
> To me, that's a much better solution than an F connector.  Considering the F
> connector is 75 Ohms, you have an impedance mismatch right there.  And a BNC
> connector is going to have far less loss than an F connector 

But why bother.  THe signal out of the Drake is so great, and so far above
the noise floor of your IF receiver, that it won't make any difference..
I'd just leave the F connector and save your expensive coax for something
else.  Just run RG-59 cable TV coax down to the shack.

de WB4APR, Bob

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