Sunday, May 19, 2019

Don't trust all SMA - SO239 adapters

Yesterday we talked about the differences between BNC connectors and how using the wrong type can make connections intermittent. Another connector problem, particularly with VHF/UHF gear, is SMA to SO239 adapters. You might think a problem is with your transceiver, antenna or feedline, when it's actually the connector. And it can be difficult to track down. Bargain-hunting eBay buyers beware! More in the video.

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