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9258 - 50 Ohm Wireless Transmission Coax, RG-8, 16 AWG Str BC, 95% BC Braid, PVC Jkt, CM

50 Ohm Wireless Transmission Coax, RG-8X, 16 AWG (19x29) Bare Copper Conductor , PE Insulation, 95% Bare Copper Braid Shield, PVC Jacket, CM

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: 8X
AWGStrandingNom. DiameterMaterial
1619x290.057 inBC - Bare Copper
MaterialNom. Diameter
PE - Polyethylene (Foam)0.155 in
Outer Shield Material
Outer Shield TypeMaterialCoverage
BraidBare Copper (BC)95%
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNom. Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.242 in

Electrical Characteristics

FrequencyNom. Attenuation [dB/100ft]
1 MHz0.3 dB/100ft
10 MHz0.9 dB/100ft
50 MHz2.1 dB/100ft
100 MHz3.1 dB/100ft
200 MHz4.5 dB/100ft
400 MHz6.6 dB/100ft
700 MHz9.1 dB/100ft
900 MHz10.7 dB/100ft
1000 MHz11.2 dB/100ft
Power Rating
Frequency [MHz]Max. Power Rating [W]
10 MHz1,000 W
50 MHz370 W
100 MHz250 W
200 MHz190 W
400 MHz110 W
700 MHz75 W
1,000 MHz60 W
Nom. Conductor DCRNom. Outer Shield DCRNom. Capacitance Cond-to-ShieldNom. ImpedenceNom. Velocity
4.1 Ohm/1000ft3.1 Ohm/1000ft24.8 pF/ft50 Ohm82%
UL Voltage Rating
300 V (CM)

Mechanical Characteristics

UL RatingOperating
60°C (UL AWM 1354)-30°C to +75°C
Bend Radius
Installation Min.
2.4 in
Bulk Cable Weight: 36 lbs/1000ft
Max. Pull Tension: 61 lbs

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor/Outdoor, Indoor
Sustainability: CA Prop 65
Flammability / Fire Resistance: UL1685 UL Loading
NEC / UL Compliance: CM
AWM Compliance: 1354
CEC / C(UL) Compliance: CM
European Directive Compliance: EU CE Mark, EU Directive 2015/863/EU, EU Directive 2011/65/EU (ROHS II), EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE)
APAC Compliance: China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.332 Revision Date: 09-30-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
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