[time-nuts] TNC connectors

J. Forster jfor at quik.com
Tue Jun 23 11:00:22 EDT 2009


I just took the antenna to Home Depot and looked through the bins, found
something that fit well, paid, and left. LoL. Whatever the nominal Pipe
size, mine is NPT for sure.

-John

==========

> If the thread measures 1 inch, it isn't 1 inch pipe thread.  It is
> more likely 1/2 inch pipe thread, or possibly 3/4 inch, depending on
> how accurately you measured.  1 inch pipe is 1-3/8 inch OD, 3/4 inch
> pipe is 1-1/16 inch OD, and 3/4 inch pipe is 7/8 inch OD.
>
> -Chuck Harris
>
> J. Forster wrote:
>> [snip]
>>
>> On my FTS antenna it's just a standard 1" NPT male thread (NPT =
>> National
>> Pipe Thread). Any US plumbing supply store or home improvement store
>> will
>> sell you iron pipe threaded that way or adapters to go to PVC or copper.
>>
>> -John
>>
>> ============
>>
>>
>>> PS Where do you get the (1" diameter?) threaded poles these antennas
>>> screw
>>> onto?
>>>
>>> Cheers
>>> David Partridge
>
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