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Re: Cable Run



Looks to me that LMR-600 would be the ideal to run for 125 feet from my 
ground entrance on U Band. Then LMR-600 Utraflex for the 25 ft from there 
to my radio.

At 01:25 PM 4/30/2005, you wrote:
>Speaking from an experience perspective I would not consider anything less 
>than LDF4 hard line for anything 435 and above. I had a 1.2 gig setup at 
>my old house and it was a 75 foot run. The 10 watts hardly moved the watt 
>meter at the antenna with a run of 9913. The 435 feed was done with 9913 
>at 75 feet and the loss was drastic. I was running 100 watts into the feed 
>line and using the KLM 40CX so the loss was acceptable. At 150+ feet you 
>will need the hardline for anything 435 and above unless you are ready to 
>run much power and install high gain antennas. The 2 meter side was no 
>problem and I used RG213. I used RG6 for the downlink on mode S as it was 
>converted to 145 MHZ at the antenna and was receive only. It worked just 
>fine with strong a signal into the shack.
>
>Well that is my story and I am sticking to it. Hope it helps. 73's << John
>
>At 10:54 AM 4/30/2005, you wrote:
>>What type of cable and loss would be acceptable for a minimum of 150 feet 
>>run from my ground/entrance to shack and the proposed tower/antenna location?
>>
>>Les
>>W4SCO
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