[amsat-bb] Re: LMR400 or 400UF?
ka1rrw at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 20 07:49:09 PDT 2008
If you need to go around a Rotor, then use UF.
If No roto then the regular LMR 400 is ok.
I usually order my cables pre-cut with connectors installed.
--- On Mon, 8/18/08, Sebastian <w4as at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> From: Sebastian <w4as at bellsouth.net>
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: LMR400 or 400UF?
> To: "AMSAT BB" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
> Date: Monday, August 18, 2008, 8:36 PM
> I have no affiliation with this company, but I was very
> surprised by
> their prices, and very happy with their coax:
> Even if you do go with the 'real' LMR400, I think
> you'll have better
> luck than with RG8U.
> 73 de W4AS
> On Aug 18, 2008, at 7:05 PM, Michael Tondee wrote:
> > I need to rework my 70cm antenna system and was
> thinking about going
> > with LMR 400. I have about a 40 foot run. Is there any
> > advantage to using the ultra flex for the entire run
> or can I get by
> > with a short section of the UF between the preamp and
> antenna to
> > accomodate the rotor turning? How about just using a
> short section
> > of RG8U there instead of the LMR400UF? I'm trying
> to do this on a
> > budget.
> > Tnx and 73,
> > Michael, W4HIJ
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