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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

Environmental Space: Indoor - Plenum
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
FFEP - Foam Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene0.17 in
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]
Tape1Aluminum/Polyester/AluminumBonded Duofoil®100 %
Braid2AL - Aluminum60 %
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialMaterial Trade NameNominal Diameter
LS PVC - Low Smoke Polyvinyl ChlorideFlamarrest®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

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
CA Prop 65 (CJ for Wire & Cable): Yes
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 #ColorUPCLength
1829P 010100Black612825124078100 ft
1829P 010U1000Black6128251240471,000 ft
1829P 010U250Black612825124054250 ft
1829P 010U500Black612825124061500 ft
1829P 877100Natural612825124115100 ft
1829P 8771000Natural6128251241221,000 ft
1829P 877U1000Natural6128251240851,000 ft
1829P 877U250Natural612825124092250 ft
1829P 877U500Natural612825124108500 ft


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.297 Revision Date: 08-22-2019
Date: 2005-05-10
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