[time-nuts] RG 6 U couplings
bill.riches at verizon.net
Sat Dec 5 21:42:43 EST 2015
We do splices all the time with RG11 and RG6 using F type connectors and a
barrel connector to join the two. This is for cable tv systems. Connectors
are cheap - if you don't have any flag down your friendly fios or comcast
truck and he will surely part with a few. The problem is you need the
correct crimp tool if they are snap and seal or a variant. The cable guy
may be able to lend you a tool.
From: time-nuts [mailto:time-nuts-bounces at febo.com] On Behalf Of paul swed
Sent: Saturday, December 05, 2015 5:06 PM
To: ewkehren; Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement
Subject: Re: [time-nuts] RG 6 U couplings
Bert did not find much that I would trust. But the FM-FM should be about
3/4db from the various posts I have seen.
On Sat, Dec 5, 2015 at 3:28 PM, Bert Kehren via time-nuts <
time-nuts at febo.com> wrote:
> At my new home the GPS antenna location has turned in to a challenge.
> May have to splice RG 6U. Has any one done measurements on couplings
> and the loss associated with them. Right now I am considering a
> female, female coupling. Is there a better alternative?
> Thanks Bert Kehren Palm City Fl.
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