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DAS240P - Distributed Antenna System RG-8X Type BC Coax, CMP

DAS RG-8X type, 15 AWG solid .057" bare copper conductor, foamed FEP insulation, Bonded Duofoil® + tinned copper braid shield (95% coverage), CMP rated, PVC jacket.

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: DAS

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
15SolidBC - Bare Copper0.057 in1
MaterialNominal Diameter
FEP - Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene (Foam).15 in
Outer Shield Material
TypeMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]
TapeTri-Laminate (Alum+Poly+Alum)Duofoil®100%
BraidTinned Copper (TC)95%
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride.214 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCROuter Conductor DCR
3.2 Ohm/1000ft2.8 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
23.4 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.060 µH/ft
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
50 Ohm
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
1 MHz0.3 dB/100ft
5 MHz0.5 dB/100ft
10 MHz0.7 dB/100ft
50 MHz1.7 dB/100ft
100 MHz2.4 dB/100ft
200 MHz3.5 dB/100ft
400 MHz5.1 dB/100ft
700 MHz7.0 dB/100ft
900 MHz8.0 dB/100ft
1000 MHz8.5 dB/100ft
1500 MHz10.8 dB/100ft
2000 MHz12.8 dB/100ft
2250 MHz13.7 dB/100ft
3000 MHz16.3 dB/100ft
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.18 ns/ft86%
UL Voltage Rating
300 VRMS
Frequency [MHz]Max. VSWR
5 - 3000 MHz1.25:1

Temperature Range

Operating Temp Range: -20°C to + 75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 37 lbs/1000ft
Max. Pull Tension: 69 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 2.2 in


NEC/(UL) Compliance: CMP
RG Type: RG-8X Type

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Indoor/Outdoor
EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): 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: Yes
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2013-04-30


Suitability - Aerial: Yes - Black only, when supported by messenger wire
Suitability - Burial: No
Suitability - Hazardous Locations: No
Suitability - Indoor: Yes
Suitability - Outdoor: Yes - Black only

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: NFPA 262
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS


Plenum (Y/N): Yes

Part Number

Non-Plenum Number: DA7808R
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
DAS240P 010500BlackReel500 ft612825285076
DAS240P 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825285069


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.62 Revision Date: 09-30-2020
Date: 2013-04-30
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