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September 2007
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"Shively Labs: Antennas That Work!" [279 kB]

"Shively 6014 Dual Hybrid Antenna Solves a Dilemma" [232 kB]

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6-1/8" Non-Flanged Coax Components

NOTES
  • All 6-1/8" components meet EIA standards for inner and outer conductor dimensions for 50-Ω components.
  • All insulators are made from virgin PTFE.
  • See technical bulletin "tb-linespecs" for complete transmission line specifications.
  • See technical bulletin "tb-coax_cutback" for inner to outer cutback dimensions.

Performance:

Dimensions:

Impedance: 50 ohms Outer Conductor Outside diameter: 6.125" (15.5 cm)
Maximum Frequency: 850 MHz Inside diameter: 5.981" (15.1 cm)
Velocity Percent: 99.8% Inner Conductor Outside diameter: 2.600" (6.6 cm)
Peak Power Rating: 1600 kW Inside diameter: 2.520" (6.4 cm)
Average Power Rating: See technical bulletin.
Attenuation: See technical bulletin.

Transmission Line
Non-flanged both ends

Each transmission line section comes without hardware or O-rings. Insulators are placed approximately 48 " apart to prevent sagging.

20 ft (240" or 6.10 m) long
618NF-102

  • Standard cutback
  • Approximate weight: 130 lb (59.1 kg)
  • Approximate shipping weight: 160 lb (72.7 kg)

Click picture for dimensions.

10 ft (120" or 3.05 m) long
618NF-101

  • Standard cutback
  • Approximate weight: 65 lb (29.6 kg)
  • Approximate shipping weight: 80 lb (36.4 kg)

Cut length xx.xxx inches
618NF-103-xx.xxx

  • Standard cutback
  • Approximate weight: 6.5 lb/ft (9.7 kg/m)
  • Approximate shipping weight: 7.8 lb lb/ft (11.6 kg/m)

Elbows

Each elbow comes with one flange hardware kit (618F-14) and one O-ring (618F-13S). Elbows come standard with swivel flanges and male/female connections.

90° equal legs
618NF-302

  • Standard cutback.
  • Approximate weight: 9-3/4 lb (4.4 kg)
  • Approximate shipping weight: 10-3/4 lb (4.9 kg)

Click picture for dimensions.

Non-Flanged Line Connectors

Use with 6-1/8" EIA non-flanged line. Connectors are silver-plated. Non-pressurizable; indoor use only.

Connector Assembly
618NF-570

  • Inner and outer conductors.
  • Connector silver-plated.
  • Indoor use only - not pressurized.
  • Approximate weight: 7 lb (3.2 kg)
  • Approximate shipping weight: 8 lb (3.6 kg)

Click picture for dimensions.

Conversion "Field" Flanges and Anchor Connector

To convert from flanged to non-flanged line. Each flange comes with one flange hardware kit and one O-ring.

Clamp-type
618F-901

  • Non-pressurized (indoor use only)
  • Approximate weight: 6 lb (2.7 kg)
  • Approximate shipping weight: 6.5 lb (3.0 kg)

Click picture for dimensions.

Fixed flange
618F-902

  • Soft-solder type.
  • Can be pressurized.
  • Approximate weight: tbd
  • Approximate shipping weight: tbd

Click picture for dimensions.

Swivel flange
618F-903

  • Soft-solder type.
  • Can be pressurized.
  • Approximate weight: 6 lb (2.7 kg)
  • Approximate shipping weight: 6-3/4 lb (3.1 kg)

Anchor connector
618F-501

  • Inner conductor connector for 6-1/8" flanged connection.
  • Connectors are silver-plated.
  • Approximate weight: 3-1/2 lb (1.6 kg)
  • Approximate shipping weight: 4 lb (1.8 kg)

Click picture for dimensions.

Spare Parts

Hose clamp
618F-020

  • Fits 6-1/8" transmission line.
  • Included with components.

Last updated: 11/25/13
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