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88232 - Video Triax, RG59, #20 Solid, CMP


20 AWG solid .032" bare copper conductor, plenum, foam FEP insulation, bare copper braid shields (95% coverage), FEP jacket.

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

Conductor
AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
20SolidBC - Bare Copper0.032 in1
Conductor Count: 1
Insulation
MaterialNominal Diameter
FEP - Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene (Foam)0.14 in
Inner Shield Material
TypeMaterialCoverage [%]
BraidBC - Bare Copper95 %
Inner Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
FEP - Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene0.188 in
Outer Shield Material
TypeMaterialCoverage [%]
BraidBC - Bare Copper95 %
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
FEP - Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene0.245 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Conductor DCR Conductor ResistanceNominal Inner Shield DCRNominal Outer Shield DCR
10 Ohm/1000ft10 Ohm/1000ft2.6 Ohm/1000ft2.6 Ohm/1000ft
Capacitance
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
16.9 pF/ft
Inductance
Nominal Inductance
0.097 µH/ft
Impedance
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
75 Ohm
Return Loss (RL)
Frequency [MHz]Minimum Return (RL)
5-850 MHz21 dB
850-3000 MHz15 dB
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
1 MHz0.4 dB/100ft
3.6 MHz0.6 dB/100ft
10 MHz0.8 dB/100ft
71.5 MHz2.2 dB/100ft
135 MHz3.1 dB/100ft
270 MHz4.5 dB/100ft
360 MHz5.3 dB/100ft
540 MHz6.6 dB/100ft
720 MHz7.7 dB/100ft
750 MHz7.9 dB/100ft
1000 MHz9.4 dB/100ft
1500 MHz12.1 dB/100ft
2250 MHz15.6 dB/100ft
3000 MHz18.7 dB/100ft
Delay
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.27 ns/ft80 %
Voltage
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

Non-UL Temp Rating: 200°C
UL Temp Rating: 200°C
Operating Temp Range: -40°C To +200°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 58 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 106 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 2.5 in

Standards

NEC/(UL) Specification: CMP
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CMP
RG Type: 59/U Type

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Indoor/Outdoor
EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): Yes
EU Directive 2011/65/EU (ROHS II): Yes
EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE): Yes
EU Directive 2015/863/EU: Yes
EU Directive Compliance: EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR)
EU CE Mark: No
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2005-04-01
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes

Suitability

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

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: NFPA 262
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS

Plenum/Non-Plenum

Plenum (Y/N): Yes

Part Number

Non-Plenum Number: 8232A
Variants
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
88232 010500BlackReel500 ft612825216902
88232 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825216889
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

History

Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.259 Revision Date: 04-28-2020
Date: 2005-04-01
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