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88240 - 50 Ohm Wireless Transmission Coax, RG-58, 20 AWG Solid BC, 95% TC Braid, FEP Jkt, CMP

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

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 AWGSolid0.032 inBC - Bare Copper
MaterialNom. Insulation Diameter
FEP - Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene0.107 in (2.72 mm)
Outer Shield
Outer Shield TypeMaterialCoverage
BraidTinned Copper (TC)95%
Outer Jacket
MaterialNom. Diameter
FEP - Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene0.159 in (4.04 mm)
Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal): 0.159 in (4.04 mm)

Electrical Characteristics

FrequencyNom. Attenuation
1 MHz0.5 dB/100ft
10 MHz1.2 dB/100ft
50 MHz3.0 dB/100ft
100 MHz4.3 dB/100ft
200 MHz6.4 dB/100ft
400 MHz9.7 dB/100ft
700 MHz13.7 dB/100ft
900 MHz16.1 dB/100ft
1000 MHz17.3 dB/100ft
Power Rating
FrequencyMax. Power Rating
1 MHz4,799 W
10 MHz1,937 W
50 MHz782 W
100 MHz542 W
200 MHz370 W
400 MHz249 W
700 MHz178 W
900 MHz153 W
1,000 MHz143 W
Nom. Conductor DCRNom. Outer Shield DCRNom. Capacitance Cond-to-ShieldNom. Characteristic ImpedanceNom. Velocity of Prop.
10.1 Ohm/1000ft (33.1 Ohm/km)3.8 Ohm/1000ft (12 Ohm/km)27.4 pF/ft (89.9 pF/m)53 Ohm70%
UL Voltage Rating
300 V (CMP)

Mechanical Characteristics

UL TemperatureOperating
200°C-70°C to +200°C
Bend Radius
Installation Min.
1.6 in
Max. Pull Tension: 39 lbs (18 kg)
Bulk Cable Weight: 26 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor - Plenum, Indoor, Outdoor, UV Resistance, Aerial - When supported by messenger wire
Sustainability: CA Prop 65
Flammability / Reaction to Fire: NFPA 262
NEC / UL Compliance: CMP
CEC / C(UL) Compliance: CMP
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)
Non-Plenum Number: 8240


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.358 Revision Date: 04-08-2022

Part Numbers

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
88240 010500BlackReel500 ft612825434870
88240 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825216919
88240 010Z1000BlackReelTuff Box1,000 ft612825216926
Date: 2005-04-01
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