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Aerial Cable

Discussion in 'Cables & Switches' started by scrapbook, Feb 3, 2004.

  1. scrapbook

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    I was reading one of the sticky posts with interest - RE the difference in quality between cables.

    I have just fitted a loft aerial to run down to the kids bedroom and wanted to make sure it is connected with semi decent cable.

    All i seem to see in the local DIY and Argos shops is the very cheap stuff and I am concerned about a possible reduction in the quality of the picture.

    Where can you buy decentish aerial cable..i need some 10 to 15 metres?

    Most of the quality cable i see is just in lengths of 1m to 3m.

    ANy help would be very useful!
     
  2. hornydragon

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    Maplin CT100 coax and get the ends and make it your self, B&Q do it too.
     
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    Good aerial cable has a generous amount of copper braid and a thick layer of copper foil for the sheild, air spaced dieltric and a solid copper conductor (dead center within the cable). I reccomend Raydex CT100. The stuff from B&Q and Maplin is rubbish.
     

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