Cable Selection Guide

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Cable Construction Guide

  • Typical Coaxial Cable Construction Drawings
  • Inner Conductor Types Comparison
  • Dielectric Types Comparison
  • Jacket Types Comparison

Cable Performance Graphs

  • Max. Attenuation by Cable Type
  • Coaxial Cable Current Carrying Capacity
  • RF Cable Power Handling
  • Approx. Effect of Temperature on Insertion Loss
  • Phase Change vs. Temperature

Cable Shielding Effectiveness Drawings


Connector Selection Guides

Connector Performance Graphs

  • RF Power Handling by Connector Type
  • Max. Operating Frequency by Connector Type
  • Connector Voltage Ratings

Connector Interface Drawings

EIA 1-5/8
MEIA™-1625
EIA 7/8
MEIA™-875
SQS™
QRM™
QDS
7-16
LC
LT
QC

HN
SC
C
N
ATNC
TNC
BNC
SMA
BMA
BMMA
3.5 mm
2.9 mm

Design Aids

Design Aids 1

  • Common Equations
  • Cable/Connector Dielectric Materials
  • Typical Average Power Derating Factors

Design Aids 2

  • Insulated Wire Temperature Rating (Amps)
  • Standard Frequency Designations
  • Recommended Torque Values by Connector Type

Effect of VWSR on Transmitted Power


Test Reports

Ref

Phase Change chart

Recommended torque values

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