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

Jack Taylor jack at n7oo.com
Thu Sep 8 14:05:52 UTC 2005


Thanks Chuck, that's the best price for a 19" RP-TNC to
N female thus far!

73 de Jack

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "chuck gelm" <chuck at gelm.org>
To: <ham-80211 at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Thursday, September 08, 2005 5:34 AM
Subject: [Ham-80211] pigtail: RP [SMA,TNC] female && N [male,female,...];
QUANTITY=>1, $<100


> 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
> >>****************************************
> >>
> >>
> >>--
> >>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
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >------------------------------
> >
> >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$0200a8c0 at acme>
> >>Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
> >>
> >>Due to the oddball coax fittings on the WAP11's, pigtails
> >>are kinda costly.  Has anyone modified the existing antenna
> >>so's to make their own pigtail?  I've not broke mine apart
> >>but it appears one could reuse the existing fitting on the antenna by
> >>adding a new chunk of coax to it with an N fitting on the
> >>opposite end.
> >>
> >>73 de Jack  -  N7OO
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>------------------------------
> >>
> >>_______________________________________________
> >>ham-80211 mailing list
> >>ham-80211 at lists.tapr.org
> >>https://lists.tapr.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/ham-80211
> >>
> >>
> >>End of ham-80211 Digest, Vol 15, Issue 2
> >>****************************************
> >>
> >>
> >>--
> >>No virus found in this incoming message.
> >>Checked by AVG Anti-Virus.
> >>Version: 7.0.344 / Virus Database: 267.10.19/92 - Release Date: 9/7/2005
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>_______________________________________________
> >>ham-80211 mailing list
> >>ham-80211 at lists.tapr.org
> >>https://lists.tapr.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/ham-80211
> >>
> >>
> >>-- 
> >>No virus found in this incoming message.
> >>Checked by AVG Anti-Virus.
> >>Version: 7.0.344 / Virus Database: 267.10.18/91 - Release Date: 9/6/2005
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> >_______________________________________________
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> >https://lists.tapr.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/ham-80211
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> >
> >Message: 4
> >Date: Wed, 7 Sep 2005 14:36:21 -0600
> >From: "Jack Taylor" <jack at n7oo.com>
> >Subject: Re: [Ham-80211] Re: ham-80211 Digest, Vol 15, Issue 2
> >To: "TAPR Mailing List for Ham Radio Use of 802.11"
> > <ham-80211 at lists.tapr.org>
> >Message-ID: <00aa01c5b3eb$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
> >>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
> >
> >
> >End of ham-80211 Digest, Vol 15, Issue 3
> >****************************************
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
>
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