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Arcadian Blog — LMR195

Crimping Tools Needed to Replace Mobile Radios

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 Recently a client reached out to us about replacing a few of the antennas for their mobile radios with base station configurations.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of PT195, PT240, and PT400

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  Advantages Disadvantages PT195: Recommended for use with frequencies under 900 MHz Lower loss than standard RG58 cable The most flexible   Less flexible than the RG58 Too much attenuation/ loss for frequencies over 900 MHz Don’t recommend using cable lengths over 15-20 ft. at 900 MHz PT240: Recommended for use with frequencies from 150 MHz – 5 GHz   Much lower loss and higher performance than standard RG58 and PT195 cable Flexible Excellent for UHF RFID Much less flexible than RG58 and PT195 Too much attenuation/ loss for frequencies over 900 MHz at lengths of 50+ ft. PT400: Recommended...

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Connectors and Wiring for Custom Cradlepoint Cables

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A client reached out to us asking if we sell the connectors and wiring to make custom cables for Cradlepoint’s 170668-000 Multi-Band Antenna. I let him know that I’d be able to push him in the right direction with the following suggestions…   Please note that you would only need one of these cables:   PT240-010-SNM-SSM: 10 ft. long, LMR240 type cable with standard N-male & standard SMA-male connectors PT240-025-SNM-SSM: 25 ft. long, LMR240 type cable with standard N-male & standard SMA-male connectors PT400-050-SNM-SSM: 50 ft. long, LMR400 type cable with standard N-male & standard SMA-male connectors   Click here...

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Extension to a 10 Foot Cable

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Q) I recently purchased part # S8658PL96RTN but need a 25 ft. cable. Unfortunately, this part # comes with a 10 ft. cable so it’s not long enough. Is there any way I can purchase this part but with a 25 ft. cable?   A) The part purchased has a 96 inch /8-foot long cable with an RPTNC-male connector. Unfortunately, we do not carry this part with a 25 ft. cable, so you’d have to purchase a cable extension. Below you will find a few suggestions…   PT195-018-RTF-RTM: LMR195 cable, 18 ft. long with RPTNC-Female & RPTNC-Male connectors. PT195-015-RTF-RTM: LMR195...

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