|[AMRadio] RG-6 Coax|
w5jo at brightok.net
Sat Jan 5 21:16:55 EST 2008
You are correct but I wouldn't consider using it for transmitting on any
radio with power more than about 25 watts.
The original RG 6 was made well but today finding a consistent quality
cable is almost impossible unless you buy the best US specified brand,
which is almost as expensive as LMR type cable.
Even then, you are taking a chance if you try to put much over 25 watts
>I believe it's in the neighborhoon of 72 ohms. Typical video cable.
>> Does anyone know off hand the impedance of RG-6? I was given a
>> hundred feet
>> or so I'd like to use with my UHF antennas, but the cable guy didn't
>> the impedance. Google showed some specs, but I gave up before I got
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