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[aprssig] ic-2100h mic cable

Jaye Inabnit ke6sls ke6sls at arrl.net
Fri Jul 30 01:35:02 UTC 2010


Yeah, I wondered about that shield.  rj45 leaves something to be desired IMO.  
Okay, I think I'll get a couple of cabled ordered for it.  The software is 
running GREAT (aprx) just this silly cable making problems for me at this 
point :)

TU Dale, 73

On Thursday 29 July 2010 18:17:48 DALE wrote:
> Cat 5 cable does not have shielded mike wire. This is needed in many cases.
> Cat 5 cable has 4 signal wired and 4 gnd wires. They are a twisted pair for
> common node noise rejection. For most microphones the gnd wires are not
> properly paired to the proper signal wire. And each brand of radio uses a
> different wiring scheme. The mike has a separate gnd wire, the ptt has a
> separate ground wire, each other circuit has a separate gnd wire. They are
> common at the radio, but floating on the other end. If you do not want to
> have problems use the factory cable.
> I use short lengths of cat 5 at times.
> Dale
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jaye Inabnit ke6sls" <ke6sls at arrl.net>
> To: aprssig at tapr.org
> Sent: Thursday, July 29, 2010 6:03:38 PM GMT -08:00 US/Canada Pacific
> Subject: [aprssig] ic-2100h mic cable
>
>
> Hi Gang:
>
> Is there a trick to making a cable for this radio?  I had a cat5 cable here
> I used, but I am getting flaky mic connection.  Is a yeasu specific
> connector required for these rigs?
>
> Thanks, 73



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