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88281 - Precision Video Coax, RG59, #20 Solid BC, Double 98% TC/BC Braid


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

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

Conductor
AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
20SolidBC - Bare Copper0.032 in1
Conductor Count: 1
Insulation
MaterialNominal Diameter
FEP - Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene0.185 in
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialCoverage [%]
Braid1TC - Tinned Copper95 %
Braid2TC - Tinned Copper95 %
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVDF - Polyvinylidene Fluoride0.271 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Conductor DCR Conductor ResistanceNominal Outer Shield DCROuter Conductor DCR
9.9 Ohm/1000ft9.9 Ohm/1000ft1.1 Ohm/1000ft1.1 Ohm/1000ft
Capacitance
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
19 pF/ft
Inductance
Nominal Inductance
0.125 µH/ft
Impedance
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
75 Ohm
Return Loss (RL)
Frequency [MHz]Minimum Return (RL)
5-216 MHz27 dB
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
1 MHz0.2 dB/100ft
3.6 MHz0.5 dB/100ft
10 MHz0.8 dB/100ft
71.5 MHz2.3 dB/100ft
135 MHz3.3 dB/100ft
270 MHz5.1 dB/100ft
360 MHz6.1 dB/100ft
540 MHz8 dB/100ft
720 MHz9.7 dB/100ft
750 MHz10 dB/100ft
1000 MHz12.3 dB/100ft
Delay
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.43 ns/ft70 %
Voltage
Non-UL Voltage RatingUL Voltage Rating
2900 V RMS300 V RMS

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 150°C
Operating Temp Range: -20°C To +150°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 82 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 168 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 2.75 in

Standards

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

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 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 - Burial: Yes
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: 8281
Variants
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
88281 010500BlackReel500 ft612825218302
88281 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825216964
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

History

Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.275 Revision Date: 04-28-2020
Date: 2005-04-01
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