- on Miscellaneous Electronics
- Published in issue 1/2016 on page 15
Peculiar Parts, the series
Coaxial cable is usually the best way to connect radio equipment together but its practical upper limit is about 3 GHz before the cable and connector losses become excessive. There are some specialized cables that are rated for the super high frequency (SHF) band of 3 to 30 GHz but it’s much more common to use a length of waveguide instead.