Re: [Scoutradio] Connector Help Needed
- Scott & Steve,
I never dealt with either product before. Plenty of UTP and twinax
though. We are using the Andrew product as we acquired a bunch of it from
an AMPS cell site de-install. Most of the connectors will be re-used
though did order new heat shrink & silicone grease.
At 10:32 PM 12/19/02 -0500, you wrote:
>Just wanted to echo Scott's advice - no special tool is usually needed.
>Also, wondered if you'd considered something less expensive and easier to
>use, such as LMR-400 or 9913? Or maybe you have a specific requirement
>for the heliax. Also might mention that Cablewave Systems makes a cable
>almost identical to Andrew and their connectors are much easier to put on
>usually. Actually, their connectors can be used with Heliax as well.
>Steve Riddle, W4SER
>Radio Engineer, NC Forest Service