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Product Hierarchy

8241 - Analog Video, RG59, 23 AWG Solid BCCS, 95% BC Braid, PVC Jacket, CM

23 AWG Solid .023" bare copper-covered steel conductor, polyethylene insulation, bare copper braid shield (95% coverage), PVC jacket.

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
23SolidBCCS - Bare Copper Covered Steel0.023 in1
Conductor Count: 1
MaterialNominal Diameter
PE - Polyethylene0.146 in
Outer Shield Material
TypeMaterialCoverage [%]
BraidBC - Bare Copper95 %
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.24 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCROuter Conductor DCR
49 Ohm/1000ft2.6 Ohm/1000ft2.6 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
20.5 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.131 µH/ft
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
75 Ohm
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
1 MHz0.6 dB/100ft
10 MHz1.1 dB/100ft
50 MHz2.4 dB/100ft
100 MHz3.4 dB/100ft
200 MHz4.9 dB/100ft
400 MHz7 dB/100ft
700 MHz9.7 dB/100ft
900 MHz11.1 dB/100ft
1000 MHz12 dB/100ft
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.54 ns/ft66 %
Power Rating
Frequency [MHz]Max. Power Rating [W]Nominal Power Rating [W]
50 MHz470 W470 W
100 MHz310 W310 W
300 MHz160 W160 W
500 MHz115 W115 W
1,000 MHz76 W76 W
Non-UL Voltage RatingUL Voltage Rating
1700 V RMS30 V RMS (AWM 1354), 300 V RMS (CM)
30 V RMS

Temperature Range

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

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 37 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 62 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 2.5 in


NEC/(UL) Specification: CM
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CM
UL AWM Style: UL Style 1354
CPR Euroclass: Eca
RG Type: 59/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: Yes
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: UL1685 UL Loading
ISO/IEC Flammability: IEC 60332-1-2
UL voltage rating: 30 V RMS (UL AWM Style 1354), 300 V RMS (UL CM)


Plenum (Y/N): No
Plenum Number: 88241, 82241

Part Number

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
8241 010100BlackReel100 ft612825358695
8241 010500BlackReel500 ft612825355717
8241 010U500BlackUnReel500 ft612825355977
8241 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825356011
8241 010U1000BlackUnReel1,000 ft612825358060
8241 0102000BlackReel2,000 ft612825358701
8241 0105000BlackReel5,000 ft612825358640
8241 006U1000Blue, LightUnReel1,000 ft612825357629
8241 005U1000Green, DarkUnReel1,000 ft612825358039
8241 003U1000OrangeUnReel1,000 ft612825355601
8241 002U1000RedUnReel1,000 ft612825358046
8241 009U1000WhiteUnReel1,000 ft612825358688
8241 004U1000YellowUnReel1,000 ft612825355595
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.268 Revision Date: 04-28-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
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