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RE: Antenna COnnectors ARGH!




There are also connector savers designed just to solve this problem. They
take the repeated wear & tear of daily use and can be easily replaced when
worn. These are used regularly in the test equipment arena.
 - Kerry N6IZW

At 09:29 PM 6/3/02 +0100, Howard Long wrote:
>Gary said...
>
>> They scare
>> me for use on a radio like the new Kenwood.....not much structural
>strength.
>
>I think they're also generally only rated for a couple of hundred
>insertions/removals too. Ever tried replacing an SMA socket on one of these
>HT's?
>
>I generally use an SMA to BNC adapter semi-permanently on these HTs.
>Hopefully that way, the relatively cheap SMA/BNC adapter fail before the SMA
>connector. It's a lot easier to swap cables and antennas about regularly
>too.
>
>73 Howard G6LVB
>
>
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