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By YE | 28 February 2023 | 0 Comments

Raynool Antenna Cables

Antenna cables are a critical component of any wireless infrastructure.
They are used to transmit and receive signals between antennas and devices, such as modems, routers, and IoT gateways. In this article, Raynool will take a closer look at antenna cables, including their types, specifications, and applications.

There are two main types of antenna cables: coaxial cables and twisted-pair cables.

Coaxial cables consist of a central conductor, surrounded by a dielectric insulator, which in turn is encased in a shield. The shield is usually made of braided or foil-wrapped wire. The purpose of the shield is to prevent interference and signal loss due to electromagnetic interference (EMI) and radio frequency interference (RFI). Coaxial cables are commonly used in radio, television, and internet communication systems.

Twisted-pair cables, as the name suggests, consist of two insulated wires twisted around each other. They are used in telephony and Ethernet communication systems. Twisted-pair cables are less expensive than coaxial cables, but they are more susceptible to EMI and RFI.

Specifications of Antenna Cables:

When choosing an antenna cable, it's important to consider several specifications, including impedance, attenuation, and bandwidth.

Impedance refers to the resistance of the cable to the flow of electrical current. The most common impedance values for antenna cables are 50 ohms and 75 ohms. Radio and wireless communications systems typically use the 50-ohm cable.

Attenuation refers to the loss of signal strength as it travels along the cable. Attenuation increases with cable length and frequency. A low-attenuation cable is preferred for long cable runs and high-frequency applications.

Bandwidth refers to the range of frequencies that the cable can transmit without significant signal loss. A high-bandwidth cable is needed for applications that require a wide range of frequencies, such as video and multimedia.

Applications of Antenna Cables:

Antenna cables are used in a wide range of applications, including:
1. Radio communication systems - Antenna cables are used to transmit and receive radio signals in systems such as CB radio, amateur radio, and satellite radio.
2. Television and video systems - Antenna cables are used to transmit TV signals from the antenna to the TV set.

3. Wireless communication systems - Antenna cables are used to transmit and receive signals between wireless devices and antennas, such as routers, modems, and mobile phones.

4. Military and aerospace applications - Antenna cables are used in military and aerospace communication systems to transmit and receive signals between aircraft, satellites, and ground stations.

Raynool provides high-quality and low-loss coaxial cables for wireless infrastructure, if you need the antenna cables for your wireless communication system, please feel free to contact Raynool: [email protected]
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