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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
SizeStrandingNom. DiameterMaterial
16 AWG19x290.057 inBC - Bare Copper
MaterialNom. Insulation Diameter
PE - Polyethylene (Foam)0.155 in (3.94 mm)
Outer Shield
Outer Shield TypeMaterialCoverage
BraidBare Copper (BC)95%
Outer Jacket
MaterialNom. Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.242 in (6.15 mm)
Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal): O.242 in

Electrical Characteristics

FrequencyNom. Attenuation
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
FrequencyMax. Power Rating
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. Characteristic ImpedanceNom. Velocity of Prop.
4.1 Ohm/1000ft (13 Ohm/km)3.1 Ohm/1000ft (10 Ohm/km)24.8 pF/ft (81.4 pF/m)50 Ohm82%
UL Voltage Rating
300 V (CM)

Mechanical Characteristics

UL TemperatureOperating
60°C (UL AWM 1354)-30°C to +75°C
Bend Radius
Installation Min.
2.4 in
Max. Pull Tension: 61 lbs (28 kg)
Bulk Cable Weight: 36 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor/Outdoor, Indoor, Aerial - Black only, When supported by messenger wire
Sustainability: CA Prop 65
Flammability / Reaction to Fire: UL1685 UL Loading
NEC / UL Compliance: CM
AWM Compliance: AWM 1354
CEC / C(UL) Compliance: CM
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)


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.344 Revision Date: 04-08-2022

Part Numbers

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
9258 010500BlackReel500 ft612825225805
9258 010U500BlackUnReel500 ft612825358886
9258 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825225836
9258 010U1000BlackUnReel1,000 ft612825225812
9258 0091000WhiteReel1,000 ft612825225829
Date: 2004-01-01
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