[amsat-bb] Exciting Coax

Diane Bruce db at db.net
Tue Jan 23 14:37:13 UTC 2018

On Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 11:46:15PM -0800, Bob- W7LRD wrote:
> For 2 & 70cm I use LMR400.  LMR is better (in my opinion), in that it's more flexable, 9913 can get water inside.  Unless coax connectors are super sealed.  

It's probably impossible to keep water from inside due to condensation.
That said, the more recent 9913 is supposed to be easier to keep dry.
I once saw on the web an enterprising university club station that rigged up
a dry air pump for their 9913 run. ;) LMR is far better IMO as well.

> 73 Bob W7LRD

73 Diane VA3DB
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