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Re: Where can I buy pre-made feedline?






>I much prefer using N-connectors just about everywhere because of the
>superior contact design.  PL-259 is not a good connector above 2m and
>is marginal at 2m.  I wonder how this method of construction affects
>use with very high power (1500w)?  For satellite RF levels (<50w) it 
>may be OK.

Ed, I could not agree with you more.....

I can't imagine using anything but "N" connectors on anything 
outside,to the point of changing the connector on the antenna if 
necessary.  At any power level...

And of course it is done because of their mechanical and electrical 
superiority.  And to improve both, secure them to something that will 
prohibit flexing at the connector.

Anything below VHF is ok with PL259's inside, but at VHF and above, 
inside, I replace the radio connector with an "N".  That may be 
"gilding the lily".....

DO NOT TRY TO SAVE MONEY ON CONNECTORS OR COAX!!

Grab a calculator, and see the small percentage they cost you in 
comparison to the antenna and the device to which they are attached.

AND LEARN TO PUT THEM ON PROPERLY...

This missive directed at newcomers....I'll help you if I can...





            73, Dave, WB6LLO
                dguimon1@san.rr.com

                    Disagree: I learn....

               Pulling for P3E...  

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