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Ham Radio Basics--How to Install a Coax Connector, PL259 on RG213--The R...

If you can't view this video, please insert this Title URL into your browser search box:  This is post #1346 in a continuing series on Simple Ham Radio Antennas. Installing PL259 coax connectors on your antenna feedline is an often a necessary and tedious task, especially when you use thicker coax such as RG-8 and RG-213.  In this video from Jim (W6 LG), we learn an easy way to install those pesky PL259 connectors in 3 minutes or less.  If you have the proper tools, the job goes much faster and far neater than just stripping cable, rolling back the braid, and dropping hot solder on the connection.  Jim's method is simple, effective, and easy to learn.  For the latest Amateur Radio news and information, please visit these websites: (a weekly podcast which is updated each F