Re: Cellflex Connectors
Hi Richard & Gordon
Richard thanks for offer of 7/16 but I am “N” type configured and have little room in the Mast head box to re-build to accommodate gender changes.
Gordon the failure of E15 has been well discussed – what amaze's me is that the there is no corrosion at all. The foil has failed e.g splits /breaks along a 1 meter length BUT the braid is intact so even at 144 MHz it shows above stated loss. Better brains then mine will be able to explain why a failure of the foil, though covered by thick braid, cause a high loss at a relative low frequency.
Any how I still need some connectors
From: Gordon REASON via Groups.Io
Sent: Sunday, March 24, 2019 5:37 PM
Subject: Re: [UKMicrowaves] Cellflex Connectors
Seems to me , that this cable loss is probable moisture
absorbsion (?) ...........
Is it time to put cables into tubes to give protection for the elements
I've just been testing a 50 cable , on a home made (youtube) TDR bridge ,
thats been outside , feeding a 2/70 vertical for some eight years , and found it
out of spec for Z and velocity factor .
To my amazement , despite the end being sealed , I found the braid corroded
along it's length ...........so bin job .
On 24 March 2019 at 11:52 simonchettle <simon@...> wrote: