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8215 - Analog Video, RG6 #21 Solid BCCS, Double 95% BC Braids, PE Jacket

21 AWG solid .028" bare copper-covered steel conductor, polyethylene insulation, double bare copper braid shields (95% coverage), polyethylene jacket.

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
21SolidBCCS - Bare Copper Covered Steel0.028 in1
Conductor Count: 1
MaterialNominal Diameter
PE - Polyethylene0.185 in
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialCoverage [%]
Braid1Bare Copper (BC)95%
Braid2Bare Copper (BC)95%
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PE - Polyethylene0.332 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Conductor DCR Conductor ResistanceNominal Outer Shield DCROuter Conductor DCR
32 Ohm/1000ft32 Ohm/1000ft1.1 Ohm/1000ft1.1 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
20.5 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.115 µH/ft
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
75 Ohm
Return Loss (RL)
Frequency [MHz]Minimum Return (RL)
5-450 MHz23 dB
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
1 MHz0.4 dB/100ft
10 MHz0.8 dB/100ft
50 MHz1.9 dB/100ft
100 MHz2.7 dB/100ft
200 MHz4.1 dB/100ft
400 MHz5.9 dB/100ft
700 MHz8.1 dB/100ft
900 MHz9.4 dB/100ft
1000 MHz9.8 dB/100ft
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.54 ns/ft66%
High Freq
Frequency [MHz]Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)
400 MHz7.2 dB/100ft
Non-UL Voltage Rating
2700 V RMS

Temperature Range

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

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 69 lbs/1000ft
Max. Pull Tension: 180 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 3.5 in


RG Type: 6A/U Type
Series Type: 6

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Outdoor - Direct Burial
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: No
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2004-01-01
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes


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

Part Number

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
8215 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825196259
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.248 Revision Date: 09-30-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
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