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Re: Type N connector question



DOBarrows@aol.com wrote:

>  I found that 
>the tip I soldered to the center connector of my LMR-400 was a lot smaller in 
>diameter than the center conductor.  I ended up grinding down the center 
>conductor until it fit into the pin.
>
You used the wrong connector. There are dozens of different N connectors 
for every size of cable you can get. Go to whoever sells LMR cable and 
get the correct connectors. They can be rather expensive for the larger 
cables.
50ohm and 75 ohm N connectors are not intermixable as the center pins 
are different diameters.

> 
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