[amsat-bb] Large quantity of RG-62/U on eBay

Greg Beat gregory.beat at comcast.net
Sun Sep 30 11:54:56 PDT 2007

AMSAT members, and LEO satellite antenna builders:

K5OE's article in the January / February 1999 issue of The AMSAT Journal shows RG-62/U used in the construction of the 'Texas Potato Masher' antenna for LEO satellites. 

Article can be found here:  http://members.aol.com/k5oe/tpm.htm

RG-62/U was used for many years as the physical media between IBM cluster controllers (3174/3274) and 3270 terminals.  So this cable was very common is IBM data centers until past decade as mainframe access has moved from IBM's SNA to open standard LAN technologies.
RG-62/U 93 ohm coaxial cable (95% braid coverage) being sold in 100 and 250 foot spools.
15145 SE 180th STREET 

eBay item number: 290164663358.

As with all eBay auctions -- make your own determination of seller (I do not know or endorse this eBay auction or seller)


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