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8237 - 50 Ohm Wireless Transmission Coax, RG-8, 13 AWG Str BC, 95% BC Braid, PVC Jkt, CMH

50 Ohm Wireless Transmission Coax, RG-8, 13 AWG (7x21) Bare Copper Conductor , PE Insulation, 95% Bare Copper Braid Shield, PVC Jacket, CMH

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Point-to-point and point-to-multipoint wireless antenna communication; Wireless microphones, Two-Way Radios, Amateur (Ham) Radio, Low Power FM, GPS, RFID (Radio Frequency Identification)

Construction Details

RG Type: 8
AWGStrandingNom. DiameterMaterial
137x210.085 inBC - Bare Copper
MaterialNom. Diameter
PE - Polyethylene0.285 in
Outer Shield Material
Outer Shield TypeMaterialCoverage
BraidBare Copper (BC)95%
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNom. Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.403 in

Electrical Characteristics

FrequencyNom. Attenuation [dB/100ft]
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
Power Rating
Frequency [MHz]Max. Power Rating [W]
50 MHz1,200 W
100 MHz800 W
400 MHz320 W
1,000 MHz180 W
Nom. Conductor DCRNom. Outer Shield DCRNom. Capacitance Cond-to-ShieldNom. ImpedenceNom. Velocity
1.8 Ohm/1000ft1.2 Ohm/1000ft30.8 pF/ft50 Ohm66%
UL Voltage RatingNon-UL Voltage Rating
300 V (CMH)3700 V

Mechanical Characteristics

UL RatingOperating
75°C-30°C to +75°C
Bend Radius
Installation Min.
4.0 in
Bulk Cable Weight: 102 lbs/1000ft
Max. Pull Tension: 147 lbs

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Outdoor - Aerial, Indoor
Sustainability: CA Prop 65
NEC / UL Compliance: CMX
CEC / C(UL) Compliance: CMH
European Directive Compliance: EU CE Mark, EU Directive 2015/863/EU, EU Directive 2011/65/EU (ROHS II), EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE)
APAC Compliance: China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.342 Revision Date: 11-09-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
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