Feed line connectors

Home Forums Technical Questions and Answers Feed line connectors

This topic contains 1 reply, has 2 voices, and was last updated by  KK6ZDB 1 year, 5 months ago.

Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total)
  • Author
    Posts
  • #10712

    kz6t
    Moderator

    With Field Day coming up and the educational program being soldering PL259s I thought I would start a thread on connectors. I bought 100′ of LMR400 last year in our group buy and have not done anything with it. Figured it was a good time to put some connectors on it. Assuming that I want PL259s, which one is best? Amphenol always seem to talked about as being the best, but even they make different versions.

    Do you have any experience with:
    crimp vs solder
    phenolic vs teflon (083-1SP vs 083-822) $4.95 vs $5.95

    #10772

    KK6ZDB
    Moderator

    So, I am looking to build a new antenna, a G5RV variant (ZS6BKW) and in the process of looking for the supplies I cam across an article from DavisRF on solder vs crinp. While not an expert in either (I have exactly one antenna I’ve built and it was a random wire…) I found this an interesting read. Curious to see what other think.

Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total)

You must be logged in to reply to this topic.

Top