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9258 - 50 Ohm, RG8, 16 AWG, CM PVC Jacket

50 Ohm, RG-8X type, 16 AWG stranded (19x29) .058" bare copper conductor, gas-injected FPE insulation, bare copper braid shield (95% coverage), CM PVC jacket.

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
1619x29BC - Bare Copper0.058 in1
Conductor Count: 1
MaterialNominal Diameter
PE - Polyethylene (Foam)0.155 in
Insulation, Table Note: Gas Injected
Outer Shield Material
TypeMaterialCoverage [%]
BraidBC - Bare Copper95 %
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.242 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCROuter Conductor DCR
4.3 Ohm/1000ft3.3 Ohm/1000ft3.3 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
24.8 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.065 µH/ft
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
50 Ohm
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
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
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.2 ns/ft82 %
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
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 80°C (UL AWM Style 1354)
Operating Temp Range: -40°C To +80°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 37 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 75 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 2.5 in


NEC/(UL) Specification: CM
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CM
UL AWM Style: UL Style 1354 (30 V 80°C)
CPR Euroclass: Eca
RG Type: 8/X Type

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Indoor/Outdoor
EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): Yes
EU Directive 2003/96/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): 2004-01-01
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes


Suitability - Aerial: Yes
Suitability - Indoor: Yes
Suitability - Outdoor: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: UL1685 UL Loading
ISO/IEC Flammability: IEC 60332-1-2
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS


Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
9258 010500BlackReel500 ft612825225805
9258 010U500BlackUnReel500 ft612825358886
9258 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825225836
9258 010U1000BlackUnReel1,000 ft612825225812
9258 0091000WhiteReel1,000 ft612825225829
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.274 Revision Date: 04-28-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
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