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[Ham-80211] pigtail: RP [SMA,TNC] female && N [male,female,...]; QUANTITY=>1, $<100

chuck gelm chuck at gelm.org
Thu Sep 8 11:34:28 UTC 2005


Hi, Jack et allia:

~$15:
http://www.jefatech.com/c=ThaSmeRd7C7u5aQvID7pZuDTN/category/cable_assemblies/

HTH, Chuck

>Date: Wed, 7 Sep 2005 14:06:43 -0600
>From: "Jack Taylor" <jack at n7oo.com>
>Subject: Re: [Ham-80211] Re: ham-80211 Digest, Vol 15, Issue 2
>To: "TAPR Mailing List for Ham Radio Use of 802.11"
>	<ham-80211 at lists.tapr.org>
>Message-ID: <008c01c5b3e7$acabe190$0200a8c0 at acme>
>Content-Type: text/plain;	charset="iso-8859-1"
>
>Thanks for the pointer Richard.  I just checked these guys
>out and they have a $100 minimum order :-(  I've ordered
>RP TNC pigtails before with a N female connector in the past,
>but the least expensive 18 inch cable I've found today is a special
>order at $30, sigh.  I suppose I can use a N barrel adaptor
>but was wanting to avoid that.
>
>Meanwhile I've disassembled the WAP11 antenna and found
>it to be a simple half-wave affair stuffed up inside its plastic
>container.  There's enough mini coax available from the original
>RP fitting to attach to a 'standard fitting', so we shall see.
>
>73 de Jack
>
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "va7aa" <va7aa at shaw.ca>
>To: <ham-80211 at lists.tapr.org>
>Sent: Wednesday, September 07, 2005 2:36 PM
>Subject: [Ham-80211] Re: ham-80211 Digest, Vol 15, Issue 2
>
>
>  
>
>>Jack...
>>
>> It is best that you buy the proper "reverse smc connector" (the type that
>>probably fits on the WAP11) or pigtail. These goofy reverse connetors were
>>designed to discourage experimeters from extending the range of Part15
>>equipment. Remember that feedline losses at 2.4 gig and above are high
>>enough without the losses of incorrect or mickey moused installation. A
>>quick Google search "reverse SMC"  gives dozens of companies that sell
>>    
>>
>these
>  
>
>>reverse SMC criimp on connectors... I suggest you dig out the credit card
>>and order a couple.. they are not that expensive. I also suggest you use
>>LMR195 to minimize feedline losses and keep your runs as short as
>>possible.... under a couple of feet. If longer runs are needed use LMR 400
>>but you will need some Type N connectors and adaptors.  DO NOT be tempted
>>    
>>
>to
>  
>
>>use any PL259 connectors or adaptors... they are unsuitable for
>>    
>>
>frequencies
>  
>
>>above 450mhz... Above 450mhz always use "N" type...
>>
>>http://www.hyperlinktech.com/web/connectors/connectors_rp_tnc.php
>>
>>Looks like they sell pigtails too...
>>
>>Good luck
>>
>>Richard
>>VA7AA
>>
>>
>>
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: <ham-80211-request at lists.tapr.org>
>>To: <ham-80211 at lists.tapr.org>
>>Sent: Wednesday, September 07, 2005 10:00 AM
>>Subject: ham-80211 Digest, Vol 15, Issue 2
>>
>>
>>Send ham-80211 mailing list submissions to
>>ham-80211 at lists.tapr.org
>>
>>To subscribe or unsubscribe via the World Wide Web, visit
>>https://lists.tapr.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/ham-80211
>>or, via email, send a message with subject or body 'help' to
>>ham-80211-request at lists.tapr.org
>>
>>You can reach the person managing the list at
>>ham-80211-owner at lists.tapr.org
>>
>>When replying, please edit your Subject line so it is more specific
>>than "Re: Contents of ham-80211 digest..."
>>
>>
>>Today's Topics:
>>
>>   1. WAP11 antenna pigtail? (Jack Taylor)
>>
>>
>>----------------------------------------------------------------------
>>
>>Message: 1
>>Date: Tue, 6 Sep 2005 18:37:40 -0600
>>From: "Jack Taylor" <jack at n7oo.com>
>>Subject: [Ham-80211] WAP11 antenna pigtail?
>>To: "TAPR Mailing List for Ham Radio Use of 802.11"
>><ham-80211 at lists.tapr.org>
>>Message-ID: <00ea01c5b344$5ff7cab0$0200a8c0 at acme>
>>Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
>>
>>Due to the oddball coax fittings on the WAP11's, pigtails
>>are kinda costly.  Has anyone modified the existing antenna
>>so's to make their own pigtail?  I've not broke mine apart
>>but it appears one could reuse the existing fitting on the antenna by
>>adding a new chunk of coax to it with an N fitting on the
>>opposite end.
>>
>>73 de Jack  -  N7OO
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>------------------------------
>>
>>_______________________________________________
>>ham-80211 mailing list
>>ham-80211 at lists.tapr.org
>>https://lists.tapr.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/ham-80211
>>
>>
>>End of ham-80211 Digest, Vol 15, Issue 2
>>****************************************
>>
>>
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>>
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>>https://lists.tapr.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/ham-80211
>>
>>
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>>
>
>
>
>
>------------------------------
>
>Message: 3
>Date: Wed, 7 Sep 2005 16:23:09 -0500 
>From: DuBose Walt Civ AETC CONS/LGCA <Walt.DuBose at RANDOLPH.AF.MIL>
>Subject: RE: [Ham-80211] Re: ham-80211 Digest, Vol 15, Issue 2
>To: "'TAPR Mailing List for Ham Radio Use of 802.11'"
>	<ham-80211 at lists.tapr.org>
>Message-ID:
>	<1CBE59FBA02D8940B2EC4230CAE72E4B020A9A6E at fstymx45.randolph.aetc.ds.af.mil>
>	
>Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
>
>Try www.fab-corp.com and tell them you are a ham radio operator doind HSMM
>things and you will probably get a 5% or better discount on some items.
>There are several hams working at Fab Corp and one of the owners is a ham
>and works with HSMM
>
>Walt/K5YFW
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: ham-80211-bounces at lists.tapr.org
>[mailto:ham-80211-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of Jack Taylor
>Sent: Wednesday, September 07, 2005 3:07 PM
>To: TAPR Mailing List for Ham Radio Use of 802.11
>Subject: Re: [Ham-80211] Re: ham-80211 Digest, Vol 15, Issue 2
>
>
>Thanks for the pointer Richard.  I just checked these guys
>out and they have a $100 minimum order :-(  I've ordered
>RP TNC pigtails before with a N female connector in the past,
>but the least expensive 18 inch cable I've found today is a special
>order at $30, sigh.  I suppose I can use a N barrel adaptor
>but was wanting to avoid that.
>
>Meanwhile I've disassembled the WAP11 antenna and found
>it to be a simple half-wave affair stuffed up inside its plastic
>container.  There's enough mini coax available from the original
>RP fitting to attach to a 'standard fitting', so we shall see.
>
>73 de Jack
>
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "va7aa" <va7aa at shaw.ca>
>To: <ham-80211 at lists.tapr.org>
>Sent: Wednesday, September 07, 2005 2:36 PM
>Subject: [Ham-80211] Re: ham-80211 Digest, Vol 15, Issue 2
>
>
>  
>
>>Jack...
>>
>> It is best that you buy the proper "reverse smc connector" (the type that
>>probably fits on the WAP11) or pigtail. These goofy reverse connetors were
>>designed to discourage experimeters from extending the range of Part15
>>equipment. Remember that feedline losses at 2.4 gig and above are high
>>enough without the losses of incorrect or mickey moused installation. A
>>quick Google search "reverse SMC"  gives dozens of companies that sell
>>    
>>
>these
>  
>
>>reverse SMC criimp on connectors... I suggest you dig out the credit card
>>and order a couple.. they are not that expensive. I also suggest you use
>>LMR195 to minimize feedline losses and keep your runs as short as
>>possible.... under a couple of feet. If longer runs are needed use LMR 400
>>but you will need some Type N connectors and adaptors.  DO NOT be tempted
>>    
>>
>to
>  
>
>>use any PL259 connectors or adaptors... they are unsuitable for
>>    
>>
>frequencies
>  
>
>>above 450mhz... Above 450mhz always use "N" type...
>>
>>http://www.hyperlinktech.com/web/connectors/connectors_rp_tnc.php
>>
>>Looks like they sell pigtails too...
>>
>>Good luck
>>
>>Richard
>>VA7AA
>>
>>
>>
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: <ham-80211-request at lists.tapr.org>
>>To: <ham-80211 at lists.tapr.org>
>>Sent: Wednesday, September 07, 2005 10:00 AM
>>Subject: ham-80211 Digest, Vol 15, Issue 2
>>
>>
>>Send ham-80211 mailing list submissions to
>>ham-80211 at lists.tapr.org
>>
>>To subscribe or unsubscribe via the World Wide Web, visit
>>https://lists.tapr.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/ham-80211
>>or, via email, send a message with subject or body 'help' to
>>ham-80211-request at lists.tapr.org
>>
>>You can reach the person managing the list at
>>ham-80211-owner at lists.tapr.org
>>
>>When replying, please edit your Subject line so it is more specific
>>than "Re: Contents of ham-80211 digest..."
>>
>>
>>Today's Topics:
>>
>>   1. WAP11 antenna pigtail? (Jack Taylor)
>>
>>
>>----------------------------------------------------------------------
>>
>>Message: 1
>>Date: Tue, 6 Sep 2005 18:37:40 -0600
>>From: "Jack Taylor" <jack at n7oo.com>
>>Subject: [Ham-80211] WAP11 antenna pigtail?
>>To: "TAPR Mailing List for Ham Radio Use of 802.11"
>><ham-80211 at lists.tapr.org>
>>Message-ID: <00ea01c5b344$5ff7cab0$0200a8c0 at acme>
>>Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
>>
>>Due to the oddball coax fittings on the WAP11's, pigtails
>>are kinda costly.  Has anyone modified the existing antenna
>>so's to make their own pigtail?  I've not broke mine apart
>>but it appears one could reuse the existing fitting on the antenna by
>>adding a new chunk of coax to it with an N fitting on the
>>opposite end.
>>
>>73 de Jack  -  N7OO
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>------------------------------
>>
>>_______________________________________________
>>ham-80211 mailing list
>>ham-80211 at lists.tapr.org
>>https://lists.tapr.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/ham-80211
>>
>>
>>End of ham-80211 Digest, Vol 15, Issue 2
>>****************************************
>>
>>
>>--
>>No virus found in this incoming message.
>>Checked by AVG Anti-Virus.
>>Version: 7.0.344 / Virus Database: 267.10.19/92 - Release Date: 9/7/2005
>>
>>
>>
>>_______________________________________________
>>ham-80211 mailing list
>>ham-80211 at lists.tapr.org
>>https://lists.tapr.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/ham-80211
>>
>>
>>-- 
>>No virus found in this incoming message.
>>Checked by AVG Anti-Virus.
>>Version: 7.0.344 / Virus Database: 267.10.18/91 - Release Date: 9/6/2005
>>
>>
>>    
>>
>
>
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>Message: 4
>Date: Wed, 7 Sep 2005 14:36:21 -0600
>From: "Jack Taylor" <jack at n7oo.com>
>Subject: Re: [Ham-80211] Re: ham-80211 Digest, Vol 15, Issue 2
>To: "TAPR Mailing List for Ham Radio Use of 802.11"
>	<ham-80211 at lists.tapr.org>
>Message-ID: <00aa01c5b3eb$cfea1c40$0200a8c0 at acme>
>Content-Type: text/plain;	charset="iso-8859-1"
>
>Thanks for the pointer Walt.
>
>73 de Jack
>
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "DuBose Walt Civ AETC CONS/LGCA" <Walt.DuBose at RANDOLPH.AF.MIL>
>To: "'TAPR Mailing List for Ham Radio Use of 802.11'"
><ham-80211 at lists.tapr.org>
>Sent: Wednesday, September 07, 2005 3:23 PM
>Subject: RE: [Ham-80211] Re: ham-80211 Digest, Vol 15, Issue 2
>
>
>  
>
>>Try www.fab-corp.com and tell them you are a ham radio operator doind HSMM
>>things and you will probably get a 5% or better discount on some items.
>>There are several hams working at Fab Corp and one of the owners is a ham
>>and works with HSMM
>>
>>Walt/K5YFW
>>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: ham-80211-bounces at lists.tapr.org
>>[mailto:ham-80211-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of Jack Taylor
>>Sent: Wednesday, September 07, 2005 3:07 PM
>>To: TAPR Mailing List for Ham Radio Use of 802.11
>>Subject: Re: [Ham-80211] Re: ham-80211 Digest, Vol 15, Issue 2
>>
>>
>>Thanks for the pointer Richard.  I just checked these guys
>>out and they have a $100 minimum order :-(  I've ordered
>>RP TNC pigtails before with a N female connector in the past,
>>but the least expensive 18 inch cable I've found today is a special
>>order at $30, sigh.  I suppose I can use a N barrel adaptor
>>but was wanting to avoid that.
>>
>>Meanwhile I've disassembled the WAP11 antenna and found
>>it to be a simple half-wave affair stuffed up inside its plastic
>>container.  There's enough mini coax available from the original
>>RP fitting to attach to a 'standard fitting', so we shall see.
>>
>>73 de Jack
>>
>>----- Original Message ----- 
>>From: "va7aa" <va7aa at shaw.ca>
>>To: <ham-80211 at lists.tapr.org>
>>Sent: Wednesday, September 07, 2005 2:36 PM
>>Subject: [Ham-80211] Re: ham-80211 Digest, Vol 15, Issue 2
>>
>>
>>    
>>
>>>Jack...
>>>
>>> It is best that you buy the proper "reverse smc connector" (the type
>>>      
>>>
>that
>  
>
>>>probably fits on the WAP11) or pigtail. These goofy reverse connetors
>>>      
>>>
>were
>  
>
>>>designed to discourage experimeters from extending the range of Part15
>>>equipment. Remember that feedline losses at 2.4 gig and above are high
>>>enough without the losses of incorrect or mickey moused installation. A
>>>quick Google search "reverse SMC"  gives dozens of companies that sell
>>>      
>>>
>>these
>>    
>>
>>>reverse SMC criimp on connectors... I suggest you dig out the credit
>>>      
>>>
>card
>  
>
>>>and order a couple.. they are not that expensive. I also suggest you use
>>>LMR195 to minimize feedline losses and keep your runs as short as
>>>possible.... under a couple of feet. If longer runs are needed use LMR
>>>      
>>>
>400
>  
>
>>>but you will need some Type N connectors and adaptors.  DO NOT be
>>>      
>>>
>tempted
>  
>
>>to
>>    
>>
>>>use any PL259 connectors or adaptors... they are unsuitable for
>>>      
>>>
>>frequencies
>>    
>>
>>>above 450mhz... Above 450mhz always use "N" type...
>>>
>>>http://www.hyperlinktech.com/web/connectors/connectors_rp_tnc.php
>>>
>>>Looks like they sell pigtails too...
>>>
>>>Good luck
>>>
>>>Richard
>>>VA7AA
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>----- Original Message -----
>>>From: <ham-80211-request at lists.tapr.org>
>>>To: <ham-80211 at lists.tapr.org>
>>>Sent: Wednesday, September 07, 2005 10:00 AM
>>>Subject: ham-80211 Digest, Vol 15, Issue 2
>>>
>>>
>>>Send ham-80211 mailing list submissions to
>>>ham-80211 at lists.tapr.org
>>>
>>>To subscribe or unsubscribe via the World Wide Web, visit
>>>https://lists.tapr.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/ham-80211
>>>or, via email, send a message with subject or body 'help' to
>>>ham-80211-request at lists.tapr.org
>>>
>>>You can reach the person managing the list at
>>>ham-80211-owner at lists.tapr.org
>>>
>>>When replying, please edit your Subject line so it is more specific
>>>than "Re: Contents of ham-80211 digest..."
>>>
>>>
>>>Today's Topics:
>>>
>>>   1. WAP11 antenna pigtail? (Jack Taylor)
>>>
>>>
>>>----------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>
>>>Message: 1
>>>Date: Tue, 6 Sep 2005 18:37:40 -0600
>>>From: "Jack Taylor" <jack at n7oo.com>
>>>Subject: [Ham-80211] WAP11 antenna pigtail?
>>>To: "TAPR Mailing List for Ham Radio Use of 802.11"
>>><ham-80211 at lists.tapr.org>
>>>Message-ID: <00ea01c5b344$5ff7cab0$0200a8c0 at acme>
>>>Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
>>>
>>>Due to the oddball coax fittings on the WAP11's, pigtails
>>>are kinda costly.  Has anyone modified the existing antenna
>>>so's to make their own pigtail?  I've not broke mine apart
>>>but it appears one could reuse the existing fitting on the antenna by
>>>adding a new chunk of coax to it with an N fitting on the
>>>opposite end.
>>>
>>>73 de Jack  -  N7OO
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>------------------------------
>>>
>>>_______________________________________________
>>>ham-80211 mailing list
>>>ham-80211 at lists.tapr.org
>>>https://lists.tapr.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/ham-80211
>>>
>>>
>>>End of ham-80211 Digest, Vol 15, Issue 2
>>>****************************************
>>>
>>>
>>>--
>>>No virus found in this incoming message.
>>>Checked by AVG Anti-Virus.
>>>Version: 7.0.344 / Virus Database: 267.10.19/92 - Release Date: 9/7/2005
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>_______________________________________________
>>>ham-80211 mailing list
>>>ham-80211 at lists.tapr.org
>>>https://lists.tapr.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/ham-80211
>>>
>>>
>>>-- 
>>>No virus found in this incoming message.
>>>Checked by AVG Anti-Virus.
>>>Version: 7.0.344 / Virus Database: 267.10.18/91 - Release Date: 9/6/2005
>>>
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>_______________________________________________
>>ham-80211 mailing list
>>ham-80211 at lists.tapr.org
>>https://lists.tapr.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/ham-80211
>>
>>    
>>
>
>
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>
>
>  
>
>>_______________________________________________
>>ham-80211 mailing list
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>>https://lists.tapr.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/ham-80211
>>
>>    
>>
>
>
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>
>
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>
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>
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