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antennas [2012/06/02 01:41]
roklobsta [Antennas]
antennas [2012/10/07 22:16] (current)
roklobsta [Cable]
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 ==== Cable ==== ==== Cable ====
-  * RG6 [[http://​www.accesscomms.com.au/​specs/​y8040spec.pdf|Quadshield]]: ​ This cable is cheap and fairly ubiquitous as it's very good cable for digital TV and satellite receivers (and by extension RTLSDR). ​ The connectors (so called '​F'​ type) are very easy to attach and also cheap. ​ RG6 is 75ohms but for the purposes of RTLSDR don't get hung up on using more expensive 50ohm cable as there is negligible difference (0.2dB) in reception levels.+  * RG6 [[http://​www.accesscomms.com.au/​specs/​y8040spec.pdf|Quadshield]]: ​ This cable is cheap and fairly ubiquitous as it's very good cable for digital TV and satellite receivers (and by extension RTLSDR). ​ The connectors (so called '​F'​ type) are very easy to attach and also cheap. ​ RG6 is 75 ohms and try to keep all the connectors and adapters at 75 ohms too.
   * [[http://​www.matchmaster.com.au/​_literature_63957/​How_to_add_%E2%80%98F%E2%80%99_Connector_to_RG6_Quadshield_Cable|Here]] is a description of how to fit an F connector to RG6.   * [[http://​www.matchmaster.com.au/​_literature_63957/​How_to_add_%E2%80%98F%E2%80%99_Connector_to_RG6_Quadshield_Cable|Here]] is a description of how to fit an F connector to RG6.
   * [[http://​www.satcure.co.uk/​accs/​page7.htm|F to TV/​Belling-Lee and MCX]] adapters are readily available too.  They can be found very cheaply on eBay.   * [[http://​www.satcure.co.uk/​accs/​page7.htm|F to TV/​Belling-Lee and MCX]] adapters are readily available too.  They can be found very cheaply on eBay.
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