75 ohm coax for FM?

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  1. -mo-

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    I have an outside FM aerial which I want to attach to my new AV receiver. 75ohm coax is correct for FM, isn't it? Why am I thinking it should be 50 ohm or 300 ohm? I know TV coax is 75 ohm, but I thought FM radio cable should be different from TV cable
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    300 ohm is for the flat ribbon screw terminal indoor FM aerial. 75 ohm is for the coax outdoor FM aerial.

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    Thanks for that Gadgetcity. Now to start chasing 10metres of 75ohm coax cablebehind plasterboard and cupboards etc!
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