[ILUG] Aerial Wires
tiger98 at iol.ie
Mon Jul 27 22:38:06 IST 2009
On Mon, 2009-07-27 at 21:51 +0100, Conor Mac Aoidh wrote:
> This isn't really a Linux question but I thought I'd ask here as it is kind
> of technical and i am not really up to date with the hardware end of things.
> Oh and sorry because I don't know the correct terminology either!
> I am looking for a universal wire that will run from the aerial of my house
> to the connection beside the television. The reason it needs to be universal
> is that a lot of people come from different countries, rent a flat and then
> put in their own wires from the aerial so that they can get their native
> channels. It seems the wires that we generally use in Ireland are not
> sufficiant for the job. Does anyone know if a "universal" wire for this
> purpose exists to prevent people from having to install their own wiring
> Sorry if it's a bit vague!
To the best of my knowledge all sat. disks use 50Ohm cable, the only
likely other cable to be used would be 75Ohm and they don't really mix.
I think the problem may only be the connector at the end of the cable
and Maplin's have plenty of adapters for this.
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