Browsing Archive: March, 2011

Something to be aware of when buying RF cable..

Posted by Declan Horan on Tuesday, March 22, 2011,
When purchasing coaxial cable be aware that a lot of what is currently on offer now has minimal copper content. This especially applies to RG213 which now commonly comes with a copper clad aluminimum braid rather than a copper braid. Some suppliers have not readily disclosed this information to their customers.
The disadvantage is that it is possible when fitting connectors that with repeated flexing of the braid  the copper coating will fracture leading to conductivity and impedance...
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ILLW 2011 regristration for participants

Posted by Declan Horan on Sunday, March 13, 2011,
The Commissioner of Irish Lights will only allow persons registered with the KARG and who have signed the indemnity forms for the event, entry onto the operating site and this rule will be strictly enforced. The Commissioner of Irish Lights will review and approve our indemnity form submission in advance of the date. 
Anybody who is definitely participating, or anybody who is not sure but might take part in the event should complete the indemnity form, which will be available at the forthcomin...
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ILLW 2011

Posted by Declan Horan on Sunday, March 13, 2011,
KARG has registered for this years International Lighthouse and Lightship weekend taking place over 20th and 21st August 2011 at Cromwell Point Lighthouse.
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