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Re: LMR-400 Variants?

Being that I work on airplanes and I have the "I can make most anything
work" mentality, I usually just tin the center of my 9913 or 400uf and take
a file to it to make it fit in the smaller center pins.  Is this a no-no?

Charles N3CRT

>LMR 400, 400Ultra Flex, Belden 8214, & Belden 9913 all use the larger
>conductor except the Belden products center condoctor is all copper. Belden
>9913 is also known to make vast quanities of water in its hollow dielectric
>if exposed to the cold sky!
>Art, KC6UQH

>----- Original Message -----
>From: "John B. Stephensen" <kd6ozh@verizon.net>
>To: "Bill Acito W1PA" <w1pa@hotmail.com>; <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
>Sent: Thursday, July 22, 2004 1:51 PM
>Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] LMR-400 Variants?

> The copper-plated aluminum center conductor in LMR-400 is much larger than
> other RG-8 variant. You will have to buy connectors specifically made for
> LMR-400. RF Industries and Amphenol make suitable connectors and HRO may
> stock them. My catalogs and cables are 300 miles away so I can't give you
> numbers.
> 73,
> John
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bill Acito W1PA" <w1pa@hotmail.com>
> To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> Sent: Thursday, 22 July, 2004 15:51 UTC
> Subject: [amsat-bb] LMR-400 Variants?
> > I have a length of LMR-400, and picked up some plenum crimp N-connectors
> > (all on ebay)... the pins of the connectors do not fit over the solid
> > wire of the LMR-400.
> >
> > Besides the flex version, are there different versions of LMR-400? Are
> > different versions of N-connectors (these were advertised specifically
> > LMR-400)?
> >
> > Bill
> > W1PA
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