Product Hierarchy
Product Hierarchy

179DTNH - Ultra-miniature, RG179 Type, 28.5 AWG Solid BC, Foil + TC Braid, LSZH

Low Loss Serial Digital Coax, Ultra-miniature, RG-179/U Type, 28.5 AWG solid bare copper conductor, foam HDPE core, Duofoil, + 95% tinned copper braid, LSZH jacket

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Broadcast MobilE Trucks, Digital Video, Precision Video, Telecommunications

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
28.5SolidBC - Bare Copper0.012 in1
MaterialNominal Diameter
PE - Polyethylene (Foam)0.056 in
Table Notes: Gas Injected
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]
Tape1Tri-Laminate (Alum+Poly+Alum)Duofoil®100%
Braid2Tinned Copper (TC)95%
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PPO - Polyphenylene Oxide0.106 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCROuter Conductor DCR
70.5 Ohm/1000ft8 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
17.0 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.106 µH/ft
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
75 Ohm
Return Loss (RL)
Frequency [MHz]Minimum Return (RL)
5 - 1600 MHz23 dB
1600 - 4500 MHz21 dB
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
1 MHz1.18 dB/100ft
5 MHz1.85 dB/100ft
6 MHz1.99 dB/100ft
7 MHz2.15 dB/100ft
10 MHz2.39 dB/100ft
12 MHz2.5 dB/100ft
67.5 MHz5.3 dB/100ft
71.5 MHz5.5 dB/100ft
88.5 MHz6 dB/100ft
100 MHz6.4 dB/100ft
135 MHz7.2 dB/100ft
143 MHz7.5 dB/100ft
180 MHz8.3 dB/100ft
270 MHz10.2 dB/100ft
360 MHz11.8 dB/100ft
540 MHz14.6 dB/100ft
720 MHz17 dB/100ft
750 MHz17.4 dB/100ft
1000 MHz20.2 dB/100ft
1500 MHz24.8 dB/100ft
2000 MHz28.9 dB/100ft
2250 MHz30.9 dB/100ft
3000 MHz35.9 dB/100ft
4500 MHz45 dB/100ft
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.29 ns/ft79%
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 60°C
Operating Temp Range: -30°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 8 lbs/1000ft
Max. Pull Tension: 14 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 1 in


NEC/(UL) Compliance: CMR
CEC/C(UL) Compliance: CMG
RG Type: 179

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Indoor (Not Riser or Plenum)
EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): Yes
EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR): Yes
EU Directive 2011/65/EU (ROHS II): Yes
EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE): Yes
EU Directive 2015/863/EU: Yes
EU Directive Compliance: EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR)
EU CE Mark: Yes
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2004-01-01


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

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: UL1666 Vertical Shaft
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS


Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
179DTNH 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825357063
179DTNH 0061000Blue, LightReel1,000 ft612825357087
179DTNH 0051000Green, DarkReel1,000 ft612825357094
179DTNH 0021000RedReel1,000 ft612825357186
179DTNH 0071000VioletReel1,000 ft612825357070
179DTNH 0041000YellowReel1,000 ft612825357056


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.163 Revision Date: 09-30-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
No accessories are available for this product