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Vincent Sorrentino 04-24-2012 03:24 PM

Looking to run antenia coaxal
 
I have a 1976 Bristol 30.Trying to run coaxal from mast step in cabin ceiling.

hellosailor 04-24-2012 09:03 PM

Re: Looking to run antenia coaxal
 
You need a bulkhead fitting, a 2 to 3" long piece of double-female UHF connector (SO-239 to SO239) that gets bedded and bolted through the deck. Then you simply plug in a UHF male cable (PL-259) topside, and another separate one below. Use dielectric grease inside, and butyl seal or coaxseal outside, to ensure waterproof connections.

micheck 04-24-2012 09:39 PM

Re: Looking to run antenia coaxal
 
Not to start a fight ... why don't you use a cable from the radio through the bulkhead fitting and at the mast connect to the mast coaxial cable with a male/female connector there - saves a connector set ????


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