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9231 - Precision Video Coax, RG59, #20 Solid BC, Double 98% TC/BC Braid


20 AWG solid .031" bare copper conductor, polyethylene insulation, tinned copper braid shields (95% coverage), PVC jacket.

Product Overview

Environmental Space: Indoor/Outdoor

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

Conductor
AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
20SolidBC - Bare Copper0.031 in1
Conductor Count: 1
Insulation
MaterialNominal Diameter
PE - Polyethylene0.198 in
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialCoverage [%]
Braid1TC - Tinned Copper95 %
Braid2TC - Tinned Copper95 %
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVCNC - Polyvinyl Chloride Non-Contaminating0.305 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
21 pF/ft
Inductance
Nominal Inductance
0.118 µH/ft
Impedance
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
75 Ohm
Return Loss (RL)
Frequency [MHz]Minimum Return (RL)
5-216 MHz27 dB
217-850 MHz23 dB
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
1 MHz0.3 dB/100ft
3.6 MHz0.5 dB/100ft
10 MHz0.8 dB/100ft
71.5 MHz2 dB/100ft
135 MHz3.5 dB/100ft
270 MHz4.3 dB/100ft
360 MHz5 dB/100ft
540 MHz6.2 dB/100ft
720 MHz7.2 dB/100ft
750 MHz7.4 dB/100ft
1000 MHz9.1 dB/100ft
Delay
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.54 ns/ft66 %
Voltage
Non-UL Voltage RatingUL Voltage Rating
1700 V RMS300 V RMS

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 60°C
Operating Temp Range: -40°C To +60°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 71 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 168 lbs
Min Bend Radius (Continuous Flexing): 6 in
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 3 in

Standards

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

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

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: Yes
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2005-10-01
CA Prop 65 (CJ for Wire & Cable): Yes
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: UL1685 UL Loading, VW-1
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS

Plenum/Non-Plenum

Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Variants
Item #ColorUPCLengthFootnote
9231 0081000Gray6128253560661,000 ftC
9231 008500Gray612825356059500 ft
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

History

Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.248 Revision Date: 08-22-2019
Date: 2005-10-01
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