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9888 - 50 Ohm Triax RG-8/U Type, 11 AWG BC, FPO, BC Braids, PE Jkt

50 Ohm Triax RG-8/U Type, 11 AWG stranded (7x19) .108" bare copper conductor, foam polyethylene insulation, double bare copper braid shield (95% & 80% coverage) polyethylene jacket.

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
117x19BC - Bare Copper0.108 in1
Conductor Count: 1
MaterialNominal Diameter
PE - Polyethylene (Foam)0.285 in
Inner Shield Material
TypeMaterialCoverage [%]
BraidBC - Bare Copper96%
Inner Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PE - Polyethylene0.37 in
Outer Shield Material
TypeMaterialCoverage [%]
BraidBC - Bare Copper95%
BraidBC - Bare Copper80%
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
PE - Polyethylene0.48 in0.04 in
Weight: 0.261 lbs

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Inner Shield DCRNominal Outer Shield DCR
1.2 Ohm/1000ft1.2 Ohm/1000ft2.1 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
26 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.065 µH/ft
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
50 Ohm
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
1 MHz0.1 dB/100ft
10 MHz0.5 dB/100ft
50 MHz1.2 dB/100ft
100 MHz1.8 dB/100ft
200 MHz2.7 dB/100ft
400 MHz4.2 dB/100ft
700 MHz5.8 dB/100ft
900 MHz6.7 dB/100ft
1000 MHz7.1 dB/100ft
Max. Delay SkewNominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
78 ns/100m1.3 ns/ft78%
Non-UL Voltage Rating
300 (Between shield) V RMS

Temperature Range

Non-UL Temp Rating: 80°C
Operating Temp Range: -55°C To +80°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 130 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 326 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 5 in


RG Type: 8/U Type

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

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 - Indoor: Yes


Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
9888 010500BlackReel500 ft612825260035
9888 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825260028
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.263 Revision Date: 04-28-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
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