[amsat-bb] Re: LMR400 or 400UF?

Sebastian w4as at bellsouth.net
Mon Aug 18 17:36:44 PDT 2008

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 real  
> 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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