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RE: Quad Shield Connector
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Subject: RE: Quad Shield Connector
From: Scott Todd <stodd@kloveair1.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2018 21:10:23 +0000
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Thread-topic: [CRTech] Quad Shield Connector

I’ll second the Canare recommendation- that’s standard stuff for EMF’s installations.  But I can say with complete confidence they can and do last outdoors if properly weatherproofed with a self-sealing tape like Scotch 2228.  It’s a good idea to wrap that with three layers of regular electrical tape keeping the first two layers under tension.  We use their RG6 on our satellite dishes.

 

Scott Todd

 

From: Dan Grimes [mailto:dangrimes@sosradio.net]
Sent: Friday, October 26, 2018 12:54 PM
To: crtech@crtech.org
Subject: Re: [CRTech] Quad Shield Connector

 

I come from a TV background so my experience is probably skewed.  But I offer it anyway:

The best F-connectors on the market are made by Canare, in my opinion.  They have a crimp center pin that is superior to using the cable's center conductor.  However, they are expensive, require special tooling, and are generally for indoor use.

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