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Subject: Re: Extending coax on Motorola Oncore GPS antenna
From: apsn apsn@...........
Date: Tue, 23 May 2006 14:19:14 -0800

Thanks everyone for your ideas.  I have lots of shielded cable for a 
serial connection and don't want to buy LMR600 low loss coax at a $1+ a foot!


At 10:46 AM 5/23/2006, you wrote:
>In a message dated 22/05/2006, apsn@........... writes:
>I need to move my GPS antenna (Oncore GPS for WinSDR timing) to a
>location such that I need to add 50' of coax.  What do you suggest
>for coax and where can I find adapters for that tiny right-angle MMCX
>Hi Bob,
>     Do you have to extend the aerial co-ax at all? Can you not site 
> the aerial + receiver remotely and extend the cable connecting it 
> to the computer?
>     The problems of RS232 connection are likely to be minimal up to 
> 50 m. Hi grade low loss UHF cable tends to be expensive. I note 
> that the web suppliers tend only to sell cable by the 100ft minimum.
>     Regards,
>     Chris Chapman


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