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Re: Feed Line Loss @ Freq vs. Price

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Champa" <k8ocl@hotmail.com>
To: <nate@natetech.com>; <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2007 11:17 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Feed Line Loss @ Freq vs. Price

> In calculating cable run losses (that I have constructed) I use the
> figure of 0.5 dB loss per connector.  Perhaps somebody makes them
> better than I do, however.  (HI)
> 73,
> John - K8OCL

Hi John, K8OCL

0.5 dB loss per connector at what frequency ?

If you screw up togheter 6 Male/Female connectors you get
a 3 dB attenuator and with 100 watt input 50 watt are dissipated
just 50/6= 8.33 watt per connector..........too hot !

73" de

i8CVS Domenico


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