I bought a batch of Barenco 259s amongst others and I am mightily impressed,
very chunky, very smooth and not expensive.
> On 11 October 2016 at 22:50 Dave G3WGN M6O <da...@aslinvc.com> wrote:
> Not oddball in EU, nor expensive. Good quality ones are available from
> Kabel-Kusch in Germany and Barenco in UK:
> China RF do some good ones via Fleabay too.
> We use these extensively in our 6Gs DXpeditions, together with compression
> type PL259s. A side benefit is that it's easy to terminate the coax feed
> from multiple station in female connectors (forming a 'patch panel' in
> effect) so there is zero risk of cross-coupling 2 stations.
> My own station has mostly been converted to compression types; but there
> Amphenols in there too. Motivation to change? Ease of waterproofing the
> compression types.
> Just my 2 pence/2c,
> 73, David G3WGN M6O WJ6O
> Josh Fiden wrote
> > Cable mount female UHF is an oddball and expensive. To avoid barrels, I
> > use type N female cable mount which are common.
> > 73,
> > Josh W6XU
> > On 10/11/2016 3:52 AM, Nr4c wrote:
> >> Why use barrels? Doesn't Amphenol or Pastornack make a female UHF
> >> connector to put on cable end. For this specific use, a custom built
> >> cable seems appropriate.
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