Broadband Coax, Series 6, 18 AWG Solid BCCS, Quad Shield, FEP Jkt, CMP

Broadband Coax, Series 6, 18 AWG Solid Bare Copper Covered Steel Conductor, FEP Insulation, Foil + 60% Tinned Copper Braid + Foil + 40% Tinned Copper Braid Shield, FEP Jacket, CMP
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Product Overview

Suitable Applications

Broadband, Cable Television (CATV), RF drop cable, Over-The-Air (OTA) antennas

Construction Details

RG Type


Element Size Stranding Nom. Diameter Material
Coax(es) 18 AWG Solid 0.040 in BCCS - Bare Copper Covered Steel
Material Nom. Insulation Diameter Color Code
FEP - Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene (Foam) 0.170 in (4.32 mm) White
Outer Shield
Layer Outer Shield Type Material Material Trade Name Coverage
1 Tape Tri-Laminate (Alum+Poly+Alum) Duobond® II 100%
2 Braid Tinned Copper (TC) 60%
3 Tape Tri-Laminate (Alum+Poly+Alum) Duofoil® 100%
4 Braid Tinned Copper (TC) 45%
Outer Jacket
Material Nom. Diameter
FEP - Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene 0.273 in (6.93 mm)

Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal)

0.273 in (6.93 mm)

Electrical Characteristics
Return Loss
Frequency Min. Structural Return Loss
10 - 400 MHz 20 dB
Frequency Nom. Attenuation
1 MHz 0.3 dB/100ft
10 MHz 0.66 dB/100ft
50 MHz 1.6 dB/100ft
100 MHz 2.2 dB/100ft
200 MHz 3.0 dB/100ft
400 MHz 4.6 dB/100ft
700 MHz 6.6 dB/100ft
900 MHz 7.7 dB/100ft
1000 MHz 8.2 dB/100ft
Nom. Conductor DCR Nom. Outer Shield DCR Nom. Capacitance Cond-to-Shield Nom. Characteristic Impedance Nom. Velocity of Prop.
28 Ohm/1000ft (92 Ohm/km) 1.8 Ohm/1000ft (5.9 Ohm/km) 16.5 pF/ft (54.1 pF/m) 75 Ohm 82%
UL Voltage Rating
300 V (CMP), (CMP)
Mechanical Characteristics
UL Temperature Operating
200°C -70°C to +200°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min. Installation Min.
2.75 in (69.9 mm) 2.75 in (69.9 mm)

Max. Pull Tension

192 lbs (87.1 kg)

Bulk Cable Weight

45 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability

Indoor - Plenum, Indoor, Outdoor, Aerial - When supported by messenger wire, Burial


CA Prop 65

Flammability / Reaction to Fire

NFPA 262, FT6

CPR Compliance

CPR Euroclass: Eca

NEC / UL Compliance

Article 800, CMP

CEC / C(UL) Compliance


European Directive Compliance

EU CE Mark, EU Directive 2015/863/EU (RoHS 2 amendment), REACH, EU Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2), EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE)

UK Regulation Compliance


APAC Compliance

China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)

Other Standard Compliance(s)


Product Notes


For use in indoor plenum environments but also suitable for outdoor and underground applications.


Update and Revision

Revision Number: 0.464 Revision Date: 04-29-2024

Part Numbers
Item # Color Putup Type Length UPC Footnote
1152A A8R500 Beige, Snow Reel 500 ft 612825107491 C
1152A A8R1000 Beige, Snow Reel 1,000 ft 612825107484 C

Technical Resources
Compliance Documentation