[amsat-bb] Re: Large quantity of RG-62/U on eBay
glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Sun Sep 30 12:49:29 PDT 2007
I have a 500 ft roll of "Wonderful" brand RG-62A/U in the garage that I
picked up somewhere. For anyone that needs a piece, just send to my QRZ
address an appropriate SASE and I will return a 10 ft piece of this coax for
free. If so moved, you can include a donation to AMSAT or send one directly
to Martha. I don't expect 50 requests, but when I get to 30 or so I'll warn
everyone I'm running out.
73, Drew KO4MA
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From: "Greg Beat" <gregory.beat at comcast.net>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Sunday, September 30, 2007 2:54 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Large quantity of RG-62/U on eBay
> 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.
> TOM NURMI
> 15145 SE 180th STREET
> WEIRSDALE, FL 32195
> 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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