UHF Male / Female Push-On Quick Coaxial Adapter Connector
This item is often used to quickly disconnect the antenna feed line prior to inclement weather such as thunderstorms. It is also a handy component for field installations such as ARRL Field Day activities.
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- UHF-Male (PL-259)
- UHF-Female (SO-239)
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It’s a comfort to be able to disconnect antennas when there’s a threat of a storm . They’re very tight the first few times .
Excellent service. The Quick Coaxial Adapter is hard to find and thanks to American Radio Supply's prompt delivery, I was able to complete my multiple radio installation.
Exactly what I ordered, delivered promptly. During the pandemic, often orders from some vendors are slow. However, I’m pleased to say my order was processed immediately and delivered quickly. It arrived here in Canada faster than expected. Good service.
Very easy this is a lot better than having to unscrew everything for storms.
Easy to hookup anywhere.
Great way to disconnect quickly. Very handy for fast disconnect.
These connectors are great ! Quick and easy to take on and off ! But has a tight connection !
A very handy thing to have for Field Day or any outdoor deployment of your station. With these you can rapidly disconnect the coax from the radio in case of thunderstorm conditions and eliminate the possibility of lightning striking your radio - or you. At times when there is a lot of potential for dangerous weather, can you really afford to be unscrewing a connector?
It isn't worth the risk especially when you consider the modest investment for these connectors. Just put one on the radio end of the coax and push it into place and your are done. I got two so I can have a spare in my go kit or connect two antennas to a radio or radios depending on what the situation dictates.
I have not tested these for RF leakage but I believe they are intended for use as a safety measure primarily, and they should not be a huge issue RF wise. That is the reason I only gave 4 stars. I wish I had the gear to measure the RF signal differential between a regular PL-259 and adding one of these on the end of the coax. I suspect any signal loss using one of these is minimal.
I got a pair for my kit, perhaps you should consider a few as well.
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