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1506A - Serial Digital Coax, RG59, 20 AWG Solid BC, Duofoil® + 95% TC Braid, CMP


Low Loss Serial Digital Coax, Plenum-CMP, RG59 20 AWG solid bare copper conductor, foam FEP core, Duofoil®+95% tinned copper braid, Flamarrest® jacket

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

Conductor
AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
20SolidBC - Bare Copper0.032 in1
Conductor Count: 1
Insulation
MaterialMaterial Trade NameNominal Diameter
FEP - Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene (Foam)Teflon®0.133 in
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]
Tape1Alum / Poly / AlumDuofoil®100%
Braid2TC - Tinned Copper95%
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialMaterial Trade NameNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl ChlorideFlamarrest®0.196 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCR
10 Ohm/1000ft3.2 Ohm/1000ft
Capacitance
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
16.1 pF/ft
Inductance
Nominal Inductance
0.097 µH/ft
Impedance
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
75 Ohm
Return Loss (RL)
Frequency [MHz]Minimum Return (RL)
5 - 1600 MHz23 dB
1600 - 4500 MHz21 dB
4500 - 6000 MHz15 dB
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
1 MHz0.29 dB/100ft
3.58 MHz0.62 dB/100ft
5 MHz0.7 dB/100ft
7 MHz0.82 dB/100ft
10 MHz1.05 dB/100ft
67.5 MHz2.2 dB/100ft
71.5 MHz2.25 dB/100ft
100 MHz2.7 dB/100ft
135 MHz3.2 dB/100ft
143 MHz3.25 dB/100ft
180 MHz3.65 dB/100ft
270 MHz4.55 dB/100ft
360 MHz5.25 dB/100ft
540 MHz6.4 dB/100ft
720 MHz7.3 dB/100ft
750 MHz7.5 dB/100ft
1000 MHz9.4 dB/100ft
1500 MHz11.3 dB/100ft
2250 MHz14.4 dB/100ft
3000 MHz17.2 dB/100ft
4500 MHz21.8 dB/100ft
6000 MHz25.9 dB/100ft
Delay
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.21 ns/ft84%
Voltage
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS
Electrical Characteristics Notes: Return Loss: Fixed bridge and termination

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 75°C
Operating Temp Range: -20°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

UV Resistance: No
Bulk Cable Weight: 29 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 68 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 2 in

Standards

NEC/(UL) Specification: CMP
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CMP
CPR Euroclass: Eca
RG Type: 59/U Type

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Indoor - Plenum
EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): Yes
EU Directive 2003/96/EC (BFR): Yes
EU Directive 2011/65/EU (ROHS II): Yes
EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE): Yes
EU Directive Compliance: EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR)
EU CE Mark: Yes
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2005-04-01
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes

Suitability

Suitability - Aerial: No
Suitability - Burial: No
Suitability - Hazardous Locations: No
Suitability - Indoor: Yes
Suitability - Outdoor: No
Suitability - Sunlight Resistance: No

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: NFPA 262
CSA Flammability: FT6
ISO/IEC Flammability: IEC 60332-1-2
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS

Plenum/Non-Plenum

Plenum (Y/N): Yes

Part Number

Non-Plenum Number: 1505A
Variants
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
1506A 010500BlackReel500 ft612825116660
1506A 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825116653
1506A 0105000BlackReel5,000 ft612825435877
1506A 0061000Blue, LightReel1,000 ft612825116622
1506A 0065000Blue, LightReel5,000 ft612825435914
1506A 0011000BrownReel1,000 ft612825116585
1506A 0081000GrayReel1,000 ft612825116646
1506A 0085000GrayReel5,000 ft612825435938
1506A N3U1000Green, MilReel1,000 ft612825116578
1506A 877500NaturalReel500 ft612825116684
1506A 8771000NaturalReel1,000 ft612825116677
1506A 8775000NaturalReel5,000 ft612825435884
1506A 0031000OrangeReel1,000 ft612825116608
1506A 0021000RedReel1,000 ft612825116592
1506A 0025000RedReel5,000 ft612825435891
1506A 0071000VioletReel1,000 ft612825116639
1506A 0075000VioletReel5,000 ft612825435921
1506A 0095000WhiteReel5,000 ft612825435945
1506A 0041000YellowReel1,000 ft612825116615
1506A 0045000YellowReel5,000 ft612825435907
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.
Z - FINAL PUT-UP MAY VARY (= OR -) 10% FOR SPOOLS OR REELS AND (+ OR -) 5% FOR UNREEL CARTONS FROM LENGTH SHOWN.

Product Notes

Notes: Print legend includes sequential footage marks.

History

Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.302 Revision Date: 04-28-2020
Date: 2005-04-01
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