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8279 - Precision Video Coax, Miniature, #23 Stranded BC, 95% TC Braid

23 AWG stranded (7x32) .023" bare compacted copper conductor, polyethylene insulation, tinned copper braid shield (95% coverage), polyethylene jacket.

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
237x32BC-C - Bare Copper (Compacted)0.023 in1
Conductor Count: 1
MaterialNominal Diameter
PE - Polyethylene0.146 in
Outer Shield
TypeMaterialCoverage [%]
BraidTinned Copper (TC)95%
Outer Jacket
MaterialNominal Diameter
PE - Polyethylene0.22 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Conductor DCR Conductor ResistanceNominal Outer Shield DCROuter Conductor DCR
19.1 Ohm/1000ft19.1 Ohm/1000ft4.5 Ohm/1000ft4.5 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
21 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.118 µH/ft
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
75 Ohm
Return Loss (RL)
Frequency [MHz]Minimum Return (RL)
5-216 MHz27 dB
217-850 MHz21 dB
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
1 MHz0.4 dB/100ft
3.6 MHz0.6 dB/100ft
10 MHz1.2 dB/100ft
71.5 MHz3.3 dB/100ft
135 MHz4.7 dB/100ft
270 MHz6.8 dB/100ft
360 MHz8 dB/100ft
540 MHz9.9 dB/100ft
720 MHz11.6 dB/100ft
750 MHz11.9 dB/100ft
1000 MHz13.8 dB/100ft
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.54 ns/ft66%
Non-UL Voltage Rating
2300 V RMS

Temperature Range

Non-UL Temp Rating: 80°C
Operating Temperature Range: -55°C To +80°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 26 lbs/1000ft
Max. Pull Tension: 45 lbs
Min. Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 2.5 in


RG Type: Mini 59
Series Type: 59

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Outdoor - Direct Burial
EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): Yes
EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR): Yes
EU Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2): Yes
EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE): Yes
EU Directive 2015/863/EU (RoHS 2 amendment): Yes
EU Directive Compliance: EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR)
EU CE Mark: No
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes


Suitability - Aerial: Yes - When supported by messenger wire
Suitability - Burial: Yes
Suitability - Indoor: Yes
Suitability - Outdoor: Yes


Plenum (Y/N): No

Related Part Numbers

Item #ColorPut-Up TypeLengthUPC
8279 010500BlackReel500 ft612825358077
8279 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825355892
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.318 Revision Date: 04-08-2022
Date: 2004-01-01
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