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Re: Source for F to N/SO239 Adapters



on 2/26/01 4:15 PM, Bob Bruninga at bruninga@usna.edu wrote:

> Someone wrote:
>>> As a test this morning, I stretched out 150 feet of 9913 and 150 feet of R6G
>>> I had surplus, and then respectively hooked a dummy load on one, then the
>>> other. Each was hooked to the 736 when the dummy load was attached. The RG6
>>> was WAY noiser than the 9913.
> 
> Could have been mismatch.  Was it a 50ohm load or a 75 ohm load?  If it
> was 50, then the impedance seen by your 50 ohm receiver could have easily
> been transformed to over 100 ohms... by the 75 ohm cable...

Well, also, old coax can sometimes go bad as well........

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Jon Ogden
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