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8240 - 50 Ohm Wireless Transmission Coax, RG-58, 20 AWG Solid BC, 95% TC Braid, PVC Jkt, CMX

50 Ohm Wireless Transmission Coax, RG-58, 20 AWG Solid Bare Copper Conductor , PE Insulation, 95% Tinned Copper Braid Shield, PVC Jacket, CMX

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: 58
SizeStrandingNom. DiameterMaterial
20 AWGSolid0.033 inBC - Bare Copper
MaterialNom. Insulation Diameter
PE - Polyethylene0.116 in (2.95 mm)
Outer Shield
Outer Shield TypeMaterialCoverage
BraidTinned Copper (TC)95%
Outer Jacket
MaterialNom. Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.193 in (4.90 mm)
Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal): 0.193 in (4.90 mm)

Electrical Characteristics

FrequencyNom. Attenuation
1 MHz0.3 dB/100ft
10 MHz1.1 dB/100ft
50 MHz2.5 dB/100ft
100 MHz3.8 dB/100ft
200 MHz5.6 dB/100ft
400 MHz8.4 dB/100ft
700 MHz11.7 dB/100ft
900 MHz13.7 dB/100ft
1000 MHz14.5 dB/100ft
Power Rating
FrequencyMax. Power Rating
50 MHz530 W
100 MHz350 W
400 MHz160 W
1,000 MHz90 W
Nom. Conductor DCRNom. Outer Shield DCRNom. Capacitance Cond-to-ShieldNom. Characteristic ImpedanceNom. Velocity of Prop.
9.4 Ohm/1000ft (31 Ohm/km)4.1 Ohm/1000ft (13 Ohm/km)28.5 pF/ft (93.5 pF/m)52 Ohm66%
UL Voltage RatingVoltage Rating
300 V (CMX), 30 V (UL AWM 1354)1900 V
Electrical Characteristics Notes: Actual Impedance specification is 51.5 +/- 1.5 ohms.

Mechanical Characteristics

UL TemperatureOperating
60°C (UL AWM 1354)-30°C to +75°C
Bend Radius
Installation Min.
1.9 in
Max. Pull Tension: 39 lbs (18 kg)
Bulk Cable Weight: 26 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Outdoor - Aerial, Indoor, Aerial - Black only, When supported by messenger wire
Sustainability: CA Prop 65
Flammability / Reaction to Fire: UL1581
NEC / UL Compliance: CMX
AWM Compliance: AWM 1354
CEC / C(UL) Compliance: CMX
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)
Plenum Number: 88240, 82240


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.362 Revision Date: 04-08-2022

Part Numbers

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
8240 010100BlackReel100 ft612825196761
8240 010500BlackReel500 ft612825196785
8240 010U500BlackUnReel500 ft612825358664
8240 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825196778
8240 010U1000BlackUnReel1,000 ft612825196747
8240 0105000BlackReel5,000 ft612825196730
Date: 2004-01-01
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