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8237 - 50 Ohm, RG8, 13 AWG, CMH


RG-8/U type, 13 AWG stranded (7x21) .085" bare copper conductor, polyethylene insulation, bare copper braid shield (95% coverage), PVC jacket.

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

Conductor
AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
137x21BC - Bare Copper0.085 in1
Conductor Count: 1
Insulation
MaterialNominal Diameter
PE - Polyethylene0.285 in
Outer Shield Material
TypeMaterialCoverage [%]
BraidBC - Bare Copper95 %
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.403 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCROuter Conductor DCR
1.9 Ohm/1000ft1.2 Ohm/1000ft1.2 Ohm/1000ft
Capacitance
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
28.5 pF/ft
Inductance
Nominal Inductance
0.079 µH/ft
Impedance
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
50 Ohm
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
1 MHz0.2 dB/100ft
10 MHz0.6 dB/100ft
50 MHz1.3 dB/100ft
100 MHz1.9 dB/100ft
200 MHz2.8 dB/100ft
400 MHz4.2 dB/100ft
700 MHz5.9 dB/100ft
900 MHz6.9 dB/100ft
1000 MHz7.4 dB/100ft
4000 MHz23.2 dB/100ft
Delay
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.54 ns/ft66 %
Power Rating
Frequency [MHz]Max. Power Rating [W]Nominal Power Rating [W]
50 MHz1,200 W1,200 W
100 MHz800 W800 W
400 MHz320 W320 W
1,000 MHz180 W180 W
Voltage
Non-UL Voltage Rating
3700 V RMS

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 75°C
Operating Temp Range: -40°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 102 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 190 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 4.25 in

Standards

NEC/(UL) Specification: CMH
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CMH
CPR Euroclass: Eca
RG Type: 8/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: No
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2004-01-01
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes

Suitability

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

ISO/IEC Flammability: IEC 60332-1-2

Plenum/Non-Plenum

Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Variants
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
8237 010100BlackReel100 ft612825196693
8237 010500BlackReel500 ft612825355625
8237 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825196709
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

History

Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.283 Revision Date: 04-28-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
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