RF Cables

RF Cabling

The success of any wireless project requires the use of high performance cables. Often overlooked, R cables can be a cause of degraded system performance.

Incorrect cable selection or poor planning can result in significant signal loss, breach regulatory standards, and even impact other wireless networks through the generation of spurious products and intermods.

Resources & Articles

Coaxial Cable Explained

Transmission of DC over a physical medium requires two conductors to complete the circuit - the 'go' wire, and the 'return' wire. In the context of radio frequency transmission, coaxial cable becomes a type of transmission line with the go wire taking the form...

RF Cable Types

This document has been composed to provide a industry reference for common coaxial cable types and their nominal specifications. The table below has been compiled with the generous assistance from industry leading manufacturers. This list is not to be...

1.13 mm Cable Assembly, MHF4 to SMA Female Bulkhead, 120 mm
CA113-MHSA2BRM-012
$9
1.37 mm Cable Assembly, U.FL to SMA Female Bulkhead, 140 mm
CA137-UFLSA2BRM-014
$9
3/8" Corrugated Cable, N Male to N Male
CA38-N1N1-1
$56
4.3-10 Male to Male Half-Inch Feeder Cable
CA12C-431431-10
$138
L-100 Patch Cable, CRC9 to SMA Female, 180 mm
CAL10-C91SA2-018
$9
L-100 Patch Cable, SMA Female to SMA Male
CAL10-SA1SA2-018
$12
L-100 Patch Cable, TS-9 to SMA Female, 180 mm
CAL10-T91SA2-018
$9
L-240 Coaxial Cable, 4.3-10 Male to SMA Male
CAL24-431SA1-5
$45
L-240 Coaxial Cable, N Male to SMA Male
CAL24-N1SA1-5
$40
L-240 Jumper Cable, SMA Female to SMA Male
CAL24-SA2SA1-1
$24
L-240 Jumper Cable, SMA Male to SMA Male
CAL24-SA1SA1-1
$24
L-400 Coaxial Cable, 4.3-10 Male to SMA Male
CAL4-431SA1-10
$88
L-400 Coaxial Cable, N Male to SMA Male
CAL4-N1SA1-10
$74
RG-402 Patch Cable, N Male to SMA Male, 18 cm
CA402B-N1SA1-018
$28