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[Ham-80211] Re: ham-80211 Digest, Vol 15, Issue 2

William P. J. Bressette wpj at 8inchfloppy.net
Thu Sep 8 15:58:55 UTC 2005


Guys you might want to check out www.fab-corp.com  great group of hams and very experianced in part 15 and 97 systems.
 
I have no ties to them but a good customer
 
 
Will

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From: ham-80211-bounces at lists.tapr.org on behalf of Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
Sent: Thu 9/8/2005 11:43 AM
To: TAPR Mailing List for Ham Radio Use of 802.11
Subject: Re: [Ham-80211] Re: ham-80211 Digest, Vol 15, Issue 2



I do outside sales for www.ecommwireless.com in addition to running my wisp.
We've got those pigtails (and pretty much anything else you'd need cable
wise) and no minimum order size.

Let me know if I can be of help to you.
laters,
Marlon
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64.146.146.12 (net meeting)
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www.odessaoffice.com/marlon/cam



----- Original Message -----
From: "Jack Taylor" <jack at n7oo.com>
To: "TAPR Mailing List for Ham Radio Use of 802.11"
<ham-80211 at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Wednesday, September 07, 2005 1:06 PM
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 -----
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>> Sent: Wednesday, September 07, 2005 10:00 AM
>> Subject: ham-80211 Digest, Vol 15, Issue 2
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>>    1. WAP11 antenna pigtail? (Jack Taylor)
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>> Date: Tue, 6 Sep 2005 18:37:40 -0600
>> From: "Jack Taylor" <jack at n7oo.com>
>> Subject: [Ham-80211] WAP11 antenna pigtail?
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>> 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
>>
>>
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