[time-nuts] WTB WECO Adapter

Tim Shoppa tshoppa at gmail.com
Thu Jul 10 20:41:11 EDT 2014


Been watching this thread today and am curious. I know little of these WECO
connectors of which you speak.

Maybe... WE = Western Electric? Is this something I might see on a telecom
test set?

Tim N3QE


On Thu, Jul 10, 2014 at 6:27 PM, Chuck Harris <cfharris at erols.com> wrote:

> Be warned, that Trompeter makes at least two varieties.
> The one you want has the thicker center pin that extends
> to within 1/8 inch of the end of the shield.  The incorrect
> connector has a thinner center pin that only extends to
> about 1/4 inch of the end of the shield.
>
> The family number of both the right and the wrong connector
> is the same: TEI-14949
>
> The part that specifies the pin is AD1 for the wrong connector,
> and AD1W for the right connector...
>
> So the full part number of the connector you desire is:
>
> TEI-1949 AD1W
>
> These are Western Electric (eg. telco) connectors, not the
> more common video patch panel connectors.
>
> -Chuck Harris
>
> OBTW, if you have any of the cable mounted WECO connectors,
> it is very easy to screw a standard chassis mount BNC connector
> where the cable screws in, and make your own adapter.
>
> W4wj at aol.com wrote:
>
>> Stan...
>>
>> I'll check Trompeter too...
>>
>> TNX
>>
>>
>> 73
>> Don
>> W4WJ
>>
>>
>>
>> In a message dated 7/10/2014 12:35:45 P.M. Central Daylight Time,
>>
>> stanw1le at verizon.net writes:
>>
>> Consider  the Trompeter series of adapters.    Stan, W1LE
>>
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