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1829P - DBS Cable, RG6, 18 AWG BCCS, Foil + Braid, CMP

18 AWG solid .040" bare copper-covered steel conductor, foam FEP insulation, Duobond® II (100% coverage) and an aluminum braid shield (60% coverage), Flamarrest® jacket.

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Dish, Satellite, KU Band

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
18SolidBCCS - Bare Copper Covered Steel0.04 in1
Conductor Count: 1
MaterialNominal Diameter
FEP - Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene (Foam)0.17 in
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]
Tape1Alum / Poly / AlumBonded Duofoil®100 %
Braid2Aluminum60 %
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialMaterial Trade NameNominal Diameter
PVC-LS - Polyvinyl Chloride (Low Smoke)Flamarrest®0.235 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCROuter Conductor DCR
28 Ohm/1000ft9 Ohm/1000ft9 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
16.3 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.09 µH/ft
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
75 Ohm
Return Loss (RL)
Frequency [MHz]Min. Structural Return Loss (SRL)
5 - 2500 MHz15 dB
2500 - 3000 MHz10 dB
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
1 MHz0.3 dB/100ft
10 MHz0.66 dB/100ft
50 MHz1.5 dB/100ft
100 MHz2.1 dB/100ft
200 MHz3 dB/100ft
400 MHz4.4 dB/100ft
700 MHz6.1 dB/100ft
900 MHz7.2 dB/100ft
1000 MHz7.6 dB/100ft
1450 MHz9.6 dB/100ft
1800 MHz11 dB/100ft
2250 MHz12.7 dB/100ft
3000 MHz15.1 dB/100ft
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.24 ns/ft83 %
High Freq
Frequency [MHz]Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)
1000 MHz9 dB/100ft
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

Operating Temp Range: -20°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 25 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 126 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 3 in


NEC/(UL) Specification: CATVP, CMP
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CMP
RG Type: 6/U Type
Series Type: Series 6
Other Specification: CEC/C(UL): CMP

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 2015/863/EU: Yes
EU Directive Compliance: EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR)
EU CE Mark: Yes
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2005-05-10
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes


Suitability - Indoor: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: NFPA 262
CSA Flammability: FT6
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS


Plenum (Y/N): Yes

Part Number

Non-Plenum Number: 1829A
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
1829P 010100BlackReel100 ft612825124078
1829P 010U250BlackUnReel250 ft612825124054
1829P 010U500BlackUnReel500 ft612825124061
1829P 010U1000BlackUnReel1,000 ft612825124047
1829P 877100NaturalReel100 ft612825124115
1829P 877U250NaturalUnReel250 ft612825124092
1829P 877U500NaturalUnReel500 ft612825124108
1829P 8771000NaturalReel1,000 ft612825124122
1829P 877U1000NaturalUnReel1,000 ft612825124085


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.304 Revision Date: 04-28-2020
Date: 2005-05-10
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