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Replacing a bad PL-259 connector (#253)

If you can't see the video, please enter this title URL into your browser search box: .  This is post 2186 in a continuing series of simple ham radio antennas. Many radio amateurs in the U.S. are "sheltering-in-place" while health officials try to stop the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. Dave Casler (KE0OG) says he'll spend some time fixing equipment and replacing bad PL-259 connectors in his ham shack. In this clear, simple video, Dave shows us an excellent way to replace bad or failing PL-259 connectors on coaxial cables. Dave shares some of his thoughts on the process: "Since we all need to stay at home anyway, let's fix up the station! I need to review a new mobile radio, and the connector on my VHF/UHF antenna went bad, so I put on a new crimp-type connector. Watch the step-by-step procedure. Subscribe: . Ask Dave Playlist: