About RG-58 Cable

RG-58 is a low cost coaxial cable designed for simple UHF-band applications. The cable's upper frequency limit of 1 GHz makes it unsuitable for modern wireless technologies.

The cable was replaced by L-195 which provided near-identical centre and outer conductor diameters.

RG58 coaxial cable
RF Performance
Operating Freq. Range 0 to 1.0 GHz Input Impedance
50 Ω
Velocity of Propagation
101.05 pF/m
Shielding Effectiveness
> 70 dB
Max. Operating Voltage
1.40 KVrms
Power Handling @ 1 GHz No Data
Physical Characteristics
Min. Bend Radius (Static)
25.00 mm
Weight No Data
Min. Bend Radius (Dynamic) No Data Operating Temperature -25 to 70 °C
LayerMaterialOuter Diameter
Inner Conductor
Tinned Copper (TC)
19x 0.180 mm
Polyethylene (PE)
2.950 mm
Outer Conductor
Tinned Copper Braid (TC)
3.500 mm
Outer Jacket
Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
4.960 mm