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Re: RG-6 cable losses at 145Mhz



I think most folks (including myself) end up adding *attenuators*, even 
with using RG-6 coax--it depends on your downconverter/receiveing system.

It's a dandy and cheap coax run indeed.

73,

Mark



At 11:14 AM 4/7/2002 -0400, you wrote:
>I am considering using a 50ft run of RG-6 type coax between my
>AO-40 downconverter and IC910H,  primarily since this cable is
>easily available locally and comes with F connectors already
>attached.
>
>I haven't been able to find out what the losses for a 50ft run
>of RG-6 would be.  So am wondering if this cable type would be
>satisfactory for my requirement or will it present too much
>loss for the system.
>
>See you on AO40 in the coming days.
>
>                                 73, Joe W2KJ
>
>
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Mark L. Hammond  [N8MH]

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