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Re: N connectors


I have used the 2-piece N connectors and they certainly
are fine at 435 MHz. I haven't tested them above that.

However, crimp connectors are so much easier - I
highly recommend them. Does anyone actually enjoy
soldering connectors? :)


Tony AA2TX
At 03:45 PM 11/22/2003 -0600, John P. Toscano wrote:

>Vince Fiscus, KB7ADL wrote:
>>At 09:47 AM 11/21/03 -0500, "Joseph Trombino Jr" <w2kj@bellsouth.net> wrote:
>>>I have heard some not so nice things about the new type of N connector 
>>>that goes together  like the PL259 connector.  Both the center pin and 
>>>the shield are soldered to this two-piece connector.
>>I ordered some N connectors once and when they showed up the were the 
>>PL259 looking ones and I threw them in the trash.   Try and find some 
>>clamp on type.  I've had alot of luck with them.  I've removed all the 
>>SO239's from my rigs (except HF) and gone with Chassis N type.
>I've always hated soldering the braid on PL-259's, and therefore, I avoid 
>using the type of N connector that Joseph and Vince are discussing.

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