N-Type (Male) to SO239 (Female) plug Converter

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N-Type (Male) to SO239 (Female) plug Converter

Post by Fireball » 07 Nov 2015, 17:13

Hi folks, what is the collective opinion on using the above converter on a diamond X50?

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Re: N-Type (Male) to SO239 (Female) plug Converter

Post by LeakyFeeder » 07 Nov 2015, 17:55

Hmm spose if needs must but personally i wud avoid... Using N types isnt that hard.. What feeder u using?

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Re: N-Type (Male) to SO239 (Female) plug Converter

Post by Fireball » 07 Nov 2015, 18:03

Hi, Mini 8. having trouble finding a decent 7mm N type?

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Re: N-Type (Male) to SO239 (Female) plug Converter

Post by GeeFull » 07 Nov 2015, 19:52

Fireball wrote:Hi, Mini 8. having trouble finding a decent 7mm N type?
Knights usualy do half decent stuff, they have a 7mm N plug advertised for £2.50.
Whatever its quality, I wouldn't think it will be terrible, it would be better than a PL via an SO239/N Plug adaptor, the quality of which isn't always obvious from external looks alone etc.

http://www.kcb.co.uk/shop2/contents/en-uk/d56.html

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Re: N-Type (Male) to SO239 (Female) plug Converter

Post by andymuza » 07 Nov 2015, 20:09

The only time I need N-Type is for 70cms. I have used an adaptor from time to time and had no issues at all, did exactly what I wanted it to.

In an ideal world one would use a dual band or tri-band Duplexer but for the amount of time I use 70 I couldn't justify the cost so just use an adaptor if ever I need to use 70 which is rarely.
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n+1 the formula for working out how many radios you need with n being the current amount.

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Re: N-Type (Male) to SO239 (Female) plug Converter

Post by LeakyFeeder » 07 Nov 2015, 23:27

Tbh never used anything less than 213/u with N type connectors... Snowdens in Howarth had tons of diff N type connectors to go with the MoD Racal gear they were nudging on... But its been awhile since i went though

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