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1839AC - DBS Cable, RG6, 18 AWG BC, Foil + Braid, Messenger

1839AC-DBS Cable, RG6, 18 AWG BC, Foil &

Series 6, 18 AWG solid .040" bare copper conductor, gas-injected foam polyethylene insulation, Duobond® II plus an aluminum braid shield (60% coverage), .045" bare copper-covered steel static ground, PVC jacket.

Product Overview

Environmental Space: Indoor (Not Riser or Plenum)

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

Conductor
AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
18SolidBCAC - Bare Copper w/Anti-Corrosion Treatment0.04 in1
Conductor, Table Note: Corrosion Resistance
Conductor Count: 1
Conductor Size: 18 AWG
Insulation
MaterialNominal Diameter
Gas-injected FPE - Foam Polyethylene0.18 in
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]
Tape1Aluminum/Polyester/AluminumBonded Duofoil®100 %
Braid2AL - Aluminum60 %
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.27 x 0.405 in

Construction and Dimensions

Static Ground: BCCS - Bare Copper Covered Steel
Static Ground Diameter: 0.045 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCROuter Conductor DCR
6.4 Ohm/1000ft9 Ohm/1000ft9 Ohm/1000ft
Capacitance
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
16.2 pF/ft
Inductance
Nominal Inductance
0.097 µH/ft
Impedance
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
Delay
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
Voltage
Non-UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

Non-UL Temp Rating: 80°C
Operating Temp Range: -40°C To +80°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 42 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 160 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 3 in

Standards

RG Type: 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

Suitability - Indoor: Yes

Plenum/Non-Plenum

Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Variants
Item #ColorFootnote
1839AC 0101000BlackC
1839AC 0081000GrayC
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.
Date: 2004-01-01
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