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8240 - Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) 52 Ohm, RG58, 20 AWG, CMX

Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) Cable, RG-58A/U type, 20 AWG solid .033" bare copper conductor, polyethylene insulation, tinned copper braid shield (95% coverage), PVC jacket.

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
20SolidBC - Bare Copper0.033 in1
Conductor Count: 1
MaterialNominal Diameter
PE - Polyethylene0.116 in
Outer Shield Material
TypeMaterialCoverage [%]
BraidTC - Tinned Copper95 %
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.193 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCR
10 Ohm/1000ft4.1 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
28.5 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.08 µH/ft
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
52 Ohm
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
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
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.54 ns/ft66 %
Power Rating
Frequency [MHz]Max. Power Rating [W]
50 MHz530 W
100 MHz350 W
400 MHz160 W
1,000 MHz90 W
Non-UL Voltage RatingUL Voltage Rating
1400 V RMS300 V RMS (CMX), 30 V RMS (UL AWM Style 1354)
30 V RMS (UL AWM Style 1354)
Electrical Characteristics Notes: Actual Impedance specification is 51.5 +/- 1.5 ohms.

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 80°C (UL AWM Style 1354)
Operating Temp Range: -40°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

UV Resistance: Yes
Bulk Cable Weight: 26 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 47 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 2 in


NEC/(UL) Specification: CMX
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CMX
UL AWM Style: UL Style 1354
CPR Euroclass: Eca
RG Type: 58A/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 - 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

UL Flammability: VW-1
ISO/IEC Flammability: IEC 60332-1-2
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS (CMX), 30 V RMS (UL AWM Style 1354)


Plenum (Y/N): No
Plenum Number: 88240, 82240

Part Number

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
8240 010100BlackReel100 ft612825196761
8240 010500BlackReel500 ft612825196785
8240 010U500BlackUnReel500 ft612825358664
8240 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825196778
8240 010U1000BlackUnReel1,000 ft612825196747
8240 0105000BlackReel5,000 ft612825196730
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.291 Revision Date: 04-28-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
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