Jones plugs, or similar sorts of plugs

Warren Wolfe lists at databasics.us
Sun May 24 17:49:52 CDT 2009


Tony Duell wrote:

>>    I think "F" connectors are truly the worst.
>>     
>
> Horrible mechaniclaly, but I am told the RF performance is not that bad. 
> I've not tested it, though.

Many years ago, I worked in a calibration lab, and after (actually) 
ranting about how crappy a connector an "F" type was, I tested one to 
make a point....  and the damned thing was very clean.  Weird.  And, 
they're very easy to put together, relative to BNCs, for example.  That 
the electrical characteristics are almost identical to BNC connectors is 
something I still don't quite understand, although I believe the 
instruments...  (all HP equip.  <Grin>)


Warren




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