Assembly of PL-259 Connectors

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Presentation (Barry Cohen, K2JV, June 2012)

During June of 2012, Barry presented a workshop, including a presentation, on how to chose a proper PL-259 connector and how to assemble the connector onto an RG-8X coaxial cable.

You can browse a PDF version of the presentation. In addition, some of the critical photographs are reproduced below and can be used as a handy reference while doing actual assembly.

Some of the most useful images from the talk:

There are other tips that help in assembly including preparing the shell for soldering. These should be added.

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