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LDF5-50A

LDF5-50A, HELIAX® Low Density Foam Coaxial Cable, corrugated copper, 7/8 in, black PE jacket
Specifications
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Specifications

Product Classification

Product Type Coaxial wireless cable
Product Brand HELIAX®
Product Series LDF5-50A

General Specifications

Flexibility Standard
Jacket Color Black

Dimensions

Diameter Over Dielectric 23.622 mm | 0.93 in
Diameter Over Jacket 26.162 mm | 1.03 in
Inner Conductor OD 8.7122 mm | 0.343 in
Outer Conductor OD 24.892 mm | 0.98 in
Nominal Size 7/8 in

Electrical Specifications

Attenuation, Ambient Temperature 20 °C | 68 °F
Cable Impedance 50 ohm ±1 ohm
Capacitance 74.8 pF/m | 22.799 pF/ft
dc Resistance, Inner Conductor 1.049 ohms/km | 0.32 ohms/kft
dc Resistance, Outer Conductor 1.181 ohms/km | 0.36 ohms/kft
dc Test Voltage 6000 V
Inductance 0.187 µH/m | 0.057 µH/ft
Insulation Resistance 100000 MOhms-km
Jacket Spark Test Voltage (rms) 8000 V
Operating Frequency Band 1 – 5000 MHz
Peak Power 91 kW
Velocity 89 %

Attenuation

Frequency Attenuation (dB/100 m) Attenuation (dB/100 ft) Average Power (kW)
1.0 MHz 0.115 0.035 79.19
1.5 MHz 0.141 0.043 64.60
2.0 MHz 0.163 0.050 55.89
10.0 MHz 0.366 0.112 24.81
20.0 MHz 0.521 0.159 17.44
30.0 MHz 0.641 0.195 14.18
50.0 MHz 0.833 0.254 10.91
85.0 MHz 1.096 0.334 8.29
88.0 MHz 1.116 0.340 8.14
100.0 MHz 1.193 0.364 7.62
108.0 MHz 1.242 0.378 7.32
150.0 MHz 1.475 0.449 6.16
174.0 MHz 1.595 0.486 5.70
200.0 MHz 1.716 0.523 5.30
204.0 MHz 1.734 0.529 5.24
300.0 MHz 2.130 0.649 4.27
400.0 MHz 2.486 0.758 3.66
450.0 MHz 2.650 0.808 3.43
460.0 MHz 2.682 0.817 3.39
500.0 MHz 2.806 0.855 3.24
512.0 MHz 2.843 0.866 3.20
600.0 MHz 3.100 0.945 2.93
700.0 MHz 3.375 1.029 2.69
800.0 MHz 3.633 1.107 2.50
824.0 MHz 3.694 1.126 2.46
894.0 MHz 3.865 1.178 2.35
960.0 MHz 4.022 1.226 2.26
1000.0 MHz 4.115 1.254 2.21
1218.0 MHz 4.599 1.402 1.98
1250.0 MHz 4.667 1.423 1.95
1500.0 MHz 5.178 1.578 1.76
1700.0 MHz 5.565 1.696 1.63
1794.0 MHz 5.740 1.750 1.58
1800.0 MHz 5.751 1.753 1.58
2000.0 MHz 6.114 1.863 1.49
2100.0 MHz 6.290 1.917 1.44
2200.0 MHz 6.464 1.970 1.41
2300.0 MHz 6.634 2.022 1.37
2500.0 MHz 6.968 2.124 1.30
2700.0 MHz 7.293 2.223 1.25
3000.0 MHz 7.764 2.366 1.17
3400.0 MHz 8.369 2.551 1.09
3600.0 MHz 8.663 2.640 1.05
3700.0 MHz 8.808 2.684 1.03
3800.0 MHz 8.951 2.728 1.02
3900.0 MHz 9.094 2.772 1.00
4000.0 MHz 9.235 2.815 0.98
4100.0 MHz 9.375 2.857 0.97
4200.0 MHz 9.514 2.900 0.96
4300.0 MHz 9.651 2.942 0.94
4400.0 MHz 9.788 2.983 0.93
4500.0 MHz 9.924 3.025 0.92
4600.0 MHz 10.059 3.066 0.90
4700.0 MHz 10.193 3.107 0.89
4800.0 MHz 10.326 3.147 0.88
4900.0 MHz 10.458 3.188 0.87
5000.0 MHz 10.590 3.228 0.86

Return Loss/VSWR

Frequency Band VSWR Return Loss (dB)
806–960 MHz 1.13 24.30
1700–2000 MHz 1.13 24.30

Material Specifications

Dielectric Material Foam PE
Jacket Material PE
Inner Conductor Material Copper tube
Outer Conductor Material Corrugated copper

Mechanical Specifications

Minimum Bend Radius, multiple Bends 254 mm | 10 in
Minimum Bend Radius, Single Bend 127 mm | 5 in
Number of Bends, minimum 15
Number of Bends, typical 50
Tensile Strength 159 kg | 350.535 lb
Bending Moment 22.4 N-m | 198.257 in lb
Flat Plate Crush Strength 1.4 kg/mm | 78.396 lb/in

Environmental Specifications

Installation temperature -40 °C to +60 °C (-40 °F to +140 °F)
Operating Temperature -55 °C to +85 °C (-67 °F to +185 °F)
Storage Temperature -70 °C to +60 °C (-94 °F to +140 °F)
Average Power, Ambient Temperature 40 °C | 104 °F
Average Power, Inner Conductor Temperature 100 °C | 212 °F

Packaging and Weights

Cable weight 0.49 kg/m | 3.544 lb/ft

Product Classification

Product Type Coaxial wireless cable
Product Brand HELIAX®
Product Series LDF5-50A

General Specifications

Flexibility Standard
Jacket Color Black

Dimensions

Diameter Over Dielectric 23.622 mm | 0.93 in
Diameter Over Jacket 26.162 mm | 1.03 in
Inner Conductor OD 8.7122 mm | 0.343 in
Outer Conductor OD 24.892 mm | 0.98 in
Nominal Size 7/8 in

Electrical Specifications

Attenuation, Ambient Temperature 20 °C | 68 °F
Cable Impedance 50 ohm ±1 ohm
Capacitance 74.8 pF/m | 22.799 pF/ft
dc Resistance, Inner Conductor 1.049 ohms/km | 0.32 ohms/kft
dc Resistance, Outer Conductor 1.181 ohms/km | 0.36 ohms/kft
dc Test Voltage 6000 V
Inductance 0.187 µH/m | 0.057 µH/ft
Insulation Resistance 100000 MOhms-km
Jacket Spark Test Voltage (rms) 8000 V
Operating Frequency Band 1 – 5000 MHz
Peak Power 91 kW
Velocity 89 %

Attenuation

Frequency Attenuation (dB/100 m) Attenuation (dB/100 ft) Average Power (kW)
1.0 MHz 0.115 0.035 79.19
1.5 MHz 0.141 0.043 64.60
2.0 MHz 0.163 0.050 55.89
10.0 MHz 0.366 0.112 24.81
20.0 MHz 0.521 0.159 17.44
30.0 MHz 0.641 0.195 14.18
50.0 MHz 0.833 0.254 10.91
85.0 MHz 1.096 0.334 8.29
88.0 MHz 1.116 0.340 8.14
100.0 MHz 1.193 0.364 7.62
108.0 MHz 1.242 0.378 7.32
150.0 MHz 1.475 0.449 6.16
174.0 MHz 1.595 0.486 5.70
200.0 MHz 1.716 0.523 5.30
204.0 MHz 1.734 0.529 5.24
300.0 MHz 2.130 0.649 4.27
400.0 MHz 2.486 0.758 3.66
450.0 MHz 2.650 0.808 3.43
460.0 MHz 2.682 0.817 3.39
500.0 MHz 2.806 0.855 3.24
512.0 MHz 2.843 0.866 3.20
600.0 MHz 3.100 0.945 2.93
700.0 MHz 3.375 1.029 2.69
800.0 MHz 3.633 1.107 2.50
824.0 MHz 3.694 1.126 2.46
894.0 MHz 3.865 1.178 2.35
960.0 MHz 4.022 1.226 2.26
1000.0 MHz 4.115 1.254 2.21
1218.0 MHz 4.599 1.402 1.98
1250.0 MHz 4.667 1.423 1.95
1500.0 MHz 5.178 1.578 1.76
1700.0 MHz 5.565 1.696 1.63
1794.0 MHz 5.740 1.750 1.58
1800.0 MHz 5.751 1.753 1.58
2000.0 MHz 6.114 1.863 1.49
2100.0 MHz 6.290 1.917 1.44
2200.0 MHz 6.464 1.970 1.41
2300.0 MHz 6.634 2.022 1.37
2500.0 MHz 6.968 2.124 1.30
2700.0 MHz 7.293 2.223 1.25
3000.0 MHz 7.764 2.366 1.17
3400.0 MHz 8.369 2.551 1.09
3600.0 MHz 8.663 2.640 1.05
3700.0 MHz 8.808 2.684 1.03
3800.0 MHz 8.951 2.728 1.02
3900.0 MHz 9.094 2.772 1.00
4000.0 MHz 9.235 2.815 0.98
4100.0 MHz 9.375 2.857 0.97
4200.0 MHz 9.514 2.900 0.96
4300.0 MHz 9.651 2.942 0.94
4400.0 MHz 9.788 2.983 0.93
4500.0 MHz 9.924 3.025 0.92
4600.0 MHz 10.059 3.066 0.90
4700.0 MHz 10.193 3.107 0.89
4800.0 MHz 10.326 3.147 0.88
4900.0 MHz 10.458 3.188 0.87
5000.0 MHz 10.590 3.228 0.86

Return Loss/VSWR

Frequency Band VSWR Return Loss (dB)
806–960 MHz 1.13 24.30
1700–2000 MHz 1.13 24.30

Material Specifications

Dielectric Material Foam PE
Jacket Material PE
Inner Conductor Material Copper tube
Outer Conductor Material Corrugated copper

Mechanical Specifications

Minimum Bend Radius, multiple Bends 254 mm | 10 in
Minimum Bend Radius, Single Bend 127 mm | 5 in
Number of Bends, minimum 15
Number of Bends, typical 50
Tensile Strength 159 kg | 350.535 lb
Bending Moment 22.4 N-m | 198.257 in lb
Flat Plate Crush Strength 1.4 kg/mm | 78.396 lb/in

Environmental Specifications

Installation temperature -40 °C to +60 °C (-40 °F to +140 °F)
Operating Temperature -55 °C to +85 °C (-67 °F to +185 °F)
Storage Temperature -70 °C to +60 °C (-94 °F to +140 °F)
Average Power, Ambient Temperature 40 °C | 104 °F
Average Power, Inner Conductor Temperature 100 °C | 212 °F

Packaging and Weights

Cable weight 0.49 kg/m | 3.544 lb/ft
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