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Rick Murphy rick at rickmurphy.net
Mon Aug 20 21:26:19 CDT 2007


At 03:56 AM 8/20/2007, Jochen Kunz wrote:
>On Sun, 19 Aug 2007 19:25:09 -0400
>Sridhar Ayengar <ploopster at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > CI cables
>CI cables are ordinary 50 Ohm coax cables with TNC connectors.

CI cables are 50 Ohm coax cables with "N" connectors. The outer shell 
is quite a bit larger than a BNC or TNC.

>If you rip off the bajonet shell of the BNC connector you can use 
>cheapernet /
>coax Ethernet cables. (TNC and BNC use the same inner part of the
>connector. Only the locking shell is different.)

But this may be correct - the inner portion of a BNC/TNC connector 
without the locking ring may just fit; they're all constant impedance 
50 ohm connectors.

>You can also use
>TNC-to-BNC adapters and BNC cables. Or get a bunch of TNC connectors, a
>crimp tool and convert your old cheapernet / coax Ethernet cables to CI
>cables...

Modulo "N" to BNC adapters, yes.
         -Rick




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