Gore

Cables Connect Airframe Assemblies

July 25, 2014
These lightweight coaxial cables provide low loss and high power handling capabilities through 18 GHz.

Lightweight coaxial cables in the GORE-FLIGHT 6 Series are engineered for low insertion loss through 18 GHz. They maintain consistent impedance of 50 ± 1 Ω with low VSWR in demanding airframe applications. The cables, which comply with MIL-T-81490 requirements, are well suited for a wide range of airframe applications, including in radar-warning systems, signal-intelligence (SIGINT) equipment, and navigation and communications systems. These coaxial cables offer 0.198 dB/ft. typical insertion loss at 18 GHz with 1.40:1 typical VSWR through 18 GHz with a straight connector. The coaxial cables achieve 90-dB shielding effectiveness (SE) through 18 GHz with 250 W average power-handling capability at room temperature. The coaxial cables have overall diameter of 8.9 mm (0.35 in.).  

W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc., 555 Paper Mill Rd., Newark, DE 19711; (888) 914-4673, (410) 506-7787

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Jack Browne | Technical Contributor

Jack Browne, Technical Contributor, has worked in technical publishing for over 30 years. He managed the content and production of three technical journals while at the American Institute of Physics, including Medical Physics and the Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology. He has been a Publisher and Editor for Penton Media, started the firm’s Wireless Symposium & Exhibition trade show in 1993, and currently serves as Technical Contributor for that company's Microwaves & RF magazine. Browne, who holds a BS in Mathematics from City College of New York and BA degrees in English and Philosophy from Fordham University, is a member of the IEEE.

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