Product Hierarchy
Product Hierarchy

1829BC - DBS Cable, RG6, 18 AWG BC, Foil + Braid, Waterblocked

1829BC-DBS Cable, RG6, 18 AWG BC, Foil &

Series 6, 18 AWG solid .040" bare copper conductor, gas-injected foam polyethylene insulation, Duobond® II, aluminum braid shield (60% coverage), black polyethylene jacket.

Product Overview

Environmental Space: Outdoor - Water Exposure

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
18SolidBCAC - Bare Copper w/Anti-Corrosion Treatment0.0403 in1
Conductor, Table Note: Corrosion Resistance
Conductor Count: 1
AWG Size: 18
MaterialNominal Diameter
Gas-injected FPE - Foam Polyethylene0.18 in
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]
Tape1Bonded Aluminum Foil-Polyester Tape-Aluminum FoilBonded Duofoil®100 %
Braid2AL - Aluminum60 %
Note: CoreGuard®
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PE - Polyethylene0.27 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCROuter Conductor DCR
6.4 Ohm/1000ft9 Ohm/1000ft9 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
16.2 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.097 µH/ft
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
75 Ohm
Return Loss (RL)
Frequency [MHz]Min. Structural Return Loss (SRL)
950 - 2250 MHz15 dB
2250 - 3000 MHz10 dB
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
5 MHz0.5 dB/100ft
55 MHz1.4 dB/100ft
211 MHz2.6 dB/100ft
500 MHz4.1 dB/100ft
750 MHz5.1 dB/100ft
862 MHz5.5 dB/100ft
1000 MHz6 dB/100ft
1450 MHz7.8 dB/100ft
1800 MHz8.6 dB/100ft
2250 MHz9.8 dB/100ft
3000 MHz11.3 dB/100ft
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.2 ns/ft83 %
High Freq
Frequency [MHz]Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)
5 MHz0.58 dB/100ft
55 MHz1.6 dB/100ft
211 MHz3.05 dB/100ft
500 MHz4.66 dB/100ft
750 MHz5.65 dB/100ft
862 MHz6.1 dB/100ft
1000 MHz6.55 dB/100ft
1450 MHz8 dB/100ft
1800 MHz8.8 dB/100ft
2250 MHz10 dB/100ft
3000 MHz11.9 dB/100ft
Non-UL Voltage Rating
300V RMS

Temperature Range

Non-UL Temp Rating: 80°C
Operating Temp Range: -55°C To +80°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 24 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 80 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 2.75 in


RG Type: RG-6/U Type
Series Type: Series 6

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

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 2015/863/EU: Yes
EU Directive Compliance: EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR)
EU CE Mark: No
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2004-01-01
CA Prop 65 (CJ for Wire & Cable): Yes
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes


Suitability - Burial: Yes
Suitability - Indoor: Yes
Suitability - Outdoor: Yes

Part Number

Plenum (Y/N): No
Item #ColorFootnote
1829BC 0101000BLACKC
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.
Date: 2004-01-01