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8219 - 54 Ohm, RG58, 20 AWG, CM

RG-58A/U type, 20 AWG stranded (19x32) .037" tinned copper conductor, foam polyethylene insulation, tinned copper braid shield (95% coverage), PVC jacket.

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
2019x32TC - Tinned Copper0.037 in1
Conductor Count: 1
MaterialNominal Diameter
PE - Polyethylene (Foam)0.116 in
Outer Shield Material
TypeMaterialCoverage [%]
BraidTC - Tinned Copper95 %
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.193 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCROuter Conductor DCR
8.8 Ohm/1000ft4.1 Ohm/1000ft4.1 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
26.5 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.065 µH/ft
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
53.5 Ohm
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
1 MHz0.4 dB/100ft
10 MHz1.3 dB/100ft
50 MHz3.1 dB/100ft
100 MHz4.5 dB/100ft
200 MHz6.6 dB/100ft
400 MHz10 dB/100ft
700 MHz14.2 dB/100ft
900 MHz16.6 dB/100ft
1000 MHz18.1 dB/100ft
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.39 ns/ft73 %
UL Voltage Rating
30 V RMS (UL AWM Style 1354), 300 V RMS (UL CM)
300 V RMS (CM)

Temperature Range

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

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 26 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 50 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 2 in


NEC/(UL) Specification: CM
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CM
UL AWM Style: UL Style 1354
CPR Euroclass: Fca
PMSHA Specification: SC-182/5
RG Type: 58A/U Type

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Outdoor - Aerial
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 Compliance: EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR)
EU CE Mark: Yes
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2004-01-01
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes


Suitability - Aerial: Yes - Black only, when supported by messenger wire
Suitability - Burial: No
Suitability - Hazardous Locations: No
Suitability - Indoor: Yes
Suitability - Outdoor: Yes - Black only

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: UL1685 UL Loading
UL voltage rating: 30 V RMS (UL AWM Style 1354), 300 V RMS (UL CM)


Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
8219 010500BlackReel500 ft612825196341
8219 010U500BlackUnReel500 ft612825357605
8219 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825196372
8219 010U1000BlackUnReel1,000 ft612825196358
8219 009U500WhiteUnReel500 ft612825196365
8219 0091000WhiteReel1,000 ft612825196327
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.289 Revision Date: 04-28-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
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