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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
SizeStrandingNom. DiameterMaterial
13 AWG7x210.085 inBC - Bare Copper
MaterialNom. Insulation Diameter
PE - Polyethylene0.285 in (7.24 mm)
Outer Shield
Outer Shield TypeMaterialCoverage
BraidBare Copper (BC)95%
Outer Jacket
MaterialNom. Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.403 in (10.2 mm)
Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal): 0.403 in (10.2 mm)

Electrical Characteristics

FrequencyNom. Attenuation
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
FrequencyMax. Power Rating
50 MHz1,200 W
100 MHz800 W
400 MHz320 W
1,000 MHz180 W
Nom. Conductor DCRNom. Outer Shield DCRNom. Capacitance Cond-to-ShieldNom. Characteristic ImpedanceNom. Velocity of Prop.
1.8 Ohm/1000ft (5.9 Ohm/km)1.2 Ohm/1000ft (3.9 Ohm/km)30.8 pF/ft (101 pF/m)50 Ohm66%
UL Voltage RatingVoltage Rating
300 V (CMH)3700 V

Mechanical Characteristics

UL TemperatureOperating
75°C-30°C to +75°C
Bend Radius
Installation Min.
4.0 in
Max. Pull Tension: 147 lbs (66.7 kg)
Bulk Cable Weight: 102 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Outdoor - Aerial, Indoor, Aerial - Black only, When supported by messenger wire
Sustainability: CA Prop 65
NEC / UL Compliance: CMX
CEC / C(UL) Compliance: CMH
European Directive Compliance: EU CE Mark, EU Directive 2015/863/EU (RoHS 2 amendment), REACH, EU Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2), EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE)
APAC Compliance: China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.354 Revision Date: 04-08-2022

Part Numbers

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
8237 010100BlackReel100 ft612825196693
8237 010500BlackReel500 ft612825355625
8237 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825196709
Date: 2004-01-01
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