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Re: Best type of coax to use between preamps and antennas



Thing is with that short of a run,
any of the smaller coaxes will work just fine and he'd never know the 
difference  10 to 15 feet  anything will work!

hasan schiers wrote:

> LMR-400 works very well, and for higher flexibility requirements, you 
> can use LMR-400 ultra flex.
> It's loss is very close to 9913, without some of the 9913 varieties 
> problems. I replaced all my 9913 with LMR-400 years ago, and all my 
> water problems went away, never to return.
>
> 73,
>
> hasan, N0AN
>
> Ronald Nutter wrote:
>
>> After problems I had on Field Day in trying to operate the 
>> satellites, I am looking to upgrade the coax I use between the 
>> preamps and the antennas.  I am using 9913FX from the IC-910H and the 
>> preamps.  I had been using RG Mini 8/U for the connection between the 
>> preamps and antennas.  Should I also use 9913FX between the preamps 
>> and the antennas?  The run between the radio and the preamp is 50 
>> ft.  The run from the preamp to the antennas is about 10 - 15 ft 
>> depending on where I set the antennas up.  I am concerned about how 
>> flexible the 9913FX would be in terms of the antennas rotating back 
>> and forth.  I was planning on ordering the cables pre-made from 
>> CableXperts since working with N connectors isnt my strong point and 
>> dont want to worry about my soldering and having a good connection on 
>> both ends of the cable.
>>
>> Any suggestions appreciated.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Ron
>> KA4KYI
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