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ajwhall

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Help with pigtails!
« on: January 08, 2014, 05:26:16 PM »
Hi to the Forum!

Can anyone suggest (other than ebay) where either in Germany or the UK I can find a RG179 BNC female to MCX male pigtale for my SDR dongle? The reason for RG179, as opposed to RG178 which I already have one, is that it needs to be 75 Ohms as opposed to the usually 50 Ohms!

Any links to sites most welcomed.
Many thanks.

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Andrew Hall

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Re: Help with pigtails!
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2014, 09:04:33 AM »
You asked for the UK or Germany, so here is a company in Ireland :)
http://www.irishwireless.net/index.php?route=product/search&search=pigtail

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Re: Help with pigtails!
« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2014, 09:07:23 AM »
Perhaps www.Conrad.de , they tend to have everything ?

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Re: Help with pigtails!
« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2014, 01:04:23 PM »
http://www.wimo.de/wlan-kabel_d.html#pigtails
http://www.wlan-shop24.de/Koaxial-Pigtails

Maybe one of these equipment suppliers can help you.
Found via Google - I have never ordered anything from these companies

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Re: Help with pigtails!
« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2014, 01:53:04 PM »
Hi All!

Thanks very much for all the pointers.

I will drop Wimo an email and see if they can make one up for me!

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Andrew Hall

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Re: Help with pigtails!
« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2014, 04:20:34 PM »
I have just carried out a test and the difference in loss on a pigtail of 75 ohm and 50ohms is not measurable so I doubt it will make any difference!


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Re: Help with pigtails!
« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2014, 05:10:25 PM »
Thanks Chris!

Interesting! I will keep this in mind. Thanks for doing that as I am sure others will benefit from the info as well as myself.

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Andrew Hall.