18ft of CQ106 RG8 (p/n/ 106) low loss coax with crimp-type Silver-Silver-Teflon PL259’s (p/n 1126) installed on each end with shrink tubing.
General Use: the #106 is a low loss coax designed for UHF/VHF and full power HF. It has a lower loss than LMR 400UF and the same as Belden’s 9913F7, both of which have only a 7 strand center conductor. #106 has a 19 strand which makes it more flexible and cost less.
Center Conductor: Stranded Bare Copper
AWG: 9.5” 19 Strand
Shield: Aluminum Foil plus Tinned Copper braid
Dielectric: Sealed Microcell Foam Polyethylene
Jacket: Black MIL Spec/ non-contaminating 10-15 year life
Nominal Capacitance: 24.6 PF/FT
Outside Diameter: .405”
OHMS/Impedance: 50 OHMS
VP/VF (velocity of propagation/factor): 0.82
LOSS IN DB PER 100FT(APPROXIMATELY)
@ 30 MHz (HF)— .08
@150 MHz (2 METERS)—1.8
@440 MHz— 3.0
POWER HANDLING CAPABILITY: FULL LEGAL POWER IN A MATCHED SYSTEM, WHICH IS 1:1 SWR