[amsat-bb] Re: [Mw] Pre Fab Coax sections

D. McGarrett dmcgarrett at optonline.net
Thu May 21 16:41:48 PDT 2009

Glenn Little WB4UIV wrote:
> If you like throwing money at the problem, try Pasternack.
> 5 feet at $83.00 at S. M. Electronics.
> 5 feet at $78.25 at Pasternack.
> I always build my own. That way I can only blame myself for bad cables.
> 73
> Glenn
I don't have a solution for you, but when I was a working engineer, I 
found that Pasternack was one of
the most expensive solutions (to anything!) there was.  I never heard of 
S.M. Electronics.  Google will
give you a list of  connector manufacturers and sales people.  I'm with
Glenn--build your own!      LMR-xx cable is a product of Times 
Microwave.  Excellent cable!
(If you can use LMR-400, it will be a lot cheaper, but you _can't_  use 
regular type N connectors on it.)
On the other hand, type N connectors are a lot easier to use than the GD 
UHF connectors, and
work a heck of a lot better--but you probably know that already.  

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