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82240 - 53 Ohm, RG58, 20 AWG, CMP

RG-58/U type, 20 AWG solid .032" bare copper conductor, plenum, FEP Teflon® insulation, tinned copper braid shield (95% coverage), Flamarrest® jacket.

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
20SolidBC - Bare Copper0.032 in1
Conductor Count: 1
MaterialMaterial Trade NameNominal Diameter
FEP - Fluorinated Ethylene PropyleneTeflon®0.107 in
Outer Shield Material
TypeMaterialCoverage [%]
BraidTC - Tinned Copper95 %
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialMaterial Trade NameNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl ChlorideFlamarrest®0.159 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Conductor DCR Conductor ResistanceNominal Outer Shield DCROuter Conductor DCR
10.2 Ohm/1000ft10.2 Ohm/1000ft6.7 Ohm/1000ft6.7 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
26.4 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.07 µH/ft
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
53 Ohm
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
1 MHz0.5 dB/100ft
10 MHz1.2 dB/100ft
50 MHz3 dB/100ft
100 MHz4.3 dB/100ft
200 MHz6.4 dB/100ft
400 MHz9.7 dB/100ft
700 MHz13.7 dB/100ft
900 MHz16.1 dB/100ft
1000 MHz17.3 dB/100ft
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.48 ns/ft69.5 %
Power Rating
Frequency [MHz]Nominal Power Rating [W]
1 MHz4,798.7 W
10 MHz1,937.2 W
50 MHz782.4 W
100 MHz542.2 W
200 MHz370.3 W
400 MHz248.5 W
700 MHz177.7 W
900 MHz153 W
1,000 MHz143.2 W
Non-UL Voltage RatingUL Voltage Rating
1400 V RMS300 V RMS

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 75°C
Operating Temp Range: 0°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 24 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 47 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 1.75 in


NEC/(UL) Specification: CMP
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CMP
CPR Euroclass: Eca
RG Type: 58/U Type

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Indoor - Plenum
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): 2005-10-01
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes


Suitability - Indoor: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: NFPA 262
CSA Flammability: FT6
ISO/IEC Flammability: IEC 60332-1-2
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS


Plenum (Y/N): Yes

Part Number

Non-Plenum Number: 8240
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
82240 010U500BlackUnReel500 ft612825434832
82240 010Z500BlackReelTuff Box500 ft612825196440
82240 010Z1000BlackReelTuff Box1,000 ft612825434757
82240 877U500NaturalUnReel500 ft612825434849
82240 8771000NaturalReel1,000 ft612825196426
82240 877U1000NaturalUnReel1,000 ft612825196433
82240 877Z1000NaturalReelTuff Box1,000 ft612825196471
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

Product Notes

Notes: Teflon® is a registered trademark of E. I. duPont de Nemours and Co. used under license by Belden, Inc.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.271 Revision Date: 04-28-2020
Date: 2005-10-01
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