Re: QCX mini: RF output BNC or SMA #poll-notice

Scott McDonald

I'm not pro or con on this but it is interesting to note that Elecraft uses SMA connectors on their 2/4 meter transverter for the KX3.

I'm well past 50 cycles with no trouble on mine but now sufficiently paranoid about it :)

Scott ka9p

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From: Russ@va3rr via <va3rr@...>
Sent: Thu, Aug 6, 2020 8:40 am
Subject: Re: [QRPLabs] QCX mini: RF output BNC or SMA

Mostly just torque issues - both over and under-torqueing.  One gentleman broke the fingers that connect the SMA connector to the circuit board using too much torque.

Even when a torque wrench is used, one member of the group advised that SMA connectors are rated for a limited number of connection cycles...

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