Technical Data Sheet
LCF158-50JL
1-5/8" CELLFLEX® Lite Low-Loss Foam-Dielectric Coaxial Cable
Product Description

CELLFLEX® Lite 1-5/8" low loss flexible cable

Application: Main feed line
Features/Benefits
  • It represents a light-weight transmission line solution
    The light weight of CELLFLEX® Lite coaxial cable results in reduced work-force and lifting gear.
  • It is easy to transport, handle and install
    CELLFLEX® Lite coaxial cables enable savings in shipping cost.
  • It exhibits a cost-efficient alternative to copper transmission line
    CELLFLEX® Lite coaxial cable helps to reduce CAPEX spending.
  • It offers a user-friendly compatibility with RFS's existing range of accessories
    CELLFLEX® Lite coaxial cable requires less inventory additions, thus reduced OPEX.
  • It enables trouble-free installation and operation
    CELLFLEX® Lite coaxial cable avoids downtime and reduces OPEX.
  • The attenuation is comparable to the industry standard in traditional cable
    CELLFLEX® Lite coaxial cable maintains uncompromised coverage.
  • Specially developed connectors exhibit low and stable intermodulation performance
    CELLFLEX® Lite coaxial cable exceeds present PIM standards ensuring no dropped calls.
  • It is available with UV-resistant polyethylene or flame-retardant jackets
    CELLFLEX® Lite coaxial cable can be used outside and in indoor applications where restrictions apply.
  • It exceeds industry standard for return loss performance
    CELLFLEX® Lite coaxial cable means zero risk in network planning.
Technical Specifications
Structure
Inner Conductor: Corrugated Copper Tube [ mm (in) ] 17.6 (0.69)
Dielectric: Foam Polyethylene [ mm (in) ] 42.4 (1.67)
Outer Conductor: Corrugated Aluminium [ mm (in) ] 46.4 (1.83)
Jacket: Polyethylene, PE [ mm (in) ] 50.2 (1.98)
Mechanical Properties
Weight, approximately [ kg/m (lb/ft) ] 0.79 (0.53)
Minimum bending radius, single bending [ mm (in) ] 200 (8)
Minimum bending radius, repeated bending [ mm (in) ] 500 (20)
Bending moment [ Nm (lb-ft) ] 40.7 (30.7)
Max. tensile force [ N (lb) ] 1800 (405)
Recommended / maximum clamp spacing [ m (ft) ] 1.2 / 1.5 (4 / 5)
Electrical Properties
Characteristic impedance [ Ω ] 50 +/- 1
Relative propagation velocity [ % ] 90
Capacitance [ pF/m (pF/ft) ] 74 (22.5)
Inductance [ µH/m (µH/ft) ] 0.185 (0.056)
Max. operating frequency [ GHz ] 2.75
Jacket spark test RMS [ V ] 10000
Peak power rating [ kW ] 310
RF Peak voltage rating [ V ] 5600
DC-resistance inner conductor [ Ω/km (Ω/1000ft) ] 1.3 (0.396)
DC-resistance outer conductor [ Ω/km (Ω/1000ft) ] 0.61 (0.186)
Recommended Temperature Range
Storage temperature [ °C (°F) ] -70 to 85 (-94 to 185 )
Installation temperature [ °C (°F) ] -40 to 60 (-40 to 140 )
Operation temperature [ °C (°F) ] -50 to 85 (-58 to 185 )
Other Characteristics
Fire Performance: Halogene Free
VSWR Performance: Standard [ dB (VSWR) ] 24 (1.135)
Other Options: Phase stabilized and phase matched cables and assemblies are available upon request.
LCF158-50JL

Attenuation Table
FrequencyAttenuationPower
[ MHz ][ dB/100m ][ dB/100ft ][ kW ]
0.50.04800.0146244
1.00.06800.0207172
1.50.08340.0254140
2.00.09630.0294121
100.2170.066253.9
200.3090.094237.9
300.3800.11630.8
500.4950.15123.6
880.6630.20217.6
1000.7090.21616.5
1080.7380.22515.9
1500.8770.26713.3
1740.9480.28912.3
2001.020.31111.5
3001.270.3879.21
4001.480.4527.91
4501.580.4817.41
5001.670.5107.01
5121.700.5176.88
6001.850.5646.32
7002.010.6145.82
7502.090.6385.60
8002.170.6615.39
8242.210.6725.29
8942.310.7045.06
9002.320.7075.04
9252.350.7184.98
9602.400.7334.88
10002.460.7504.76
12502.790.8514.19
14002.980.9083.93
15003.100.9453.77
17003.331.023.51
18003.451.053.39
20003.671.123.19
21003.771.153.10
22003.881.183.02
24004.081.242.87
25004.181.282.80
26004.281.312.73
27004.381.342.67
27504.431.352.64
Attenuation at 20°C (68°F) cable temperature.
Mean power rating at 40°C (104°F) ambient temperature.
All Information contained in the present datasheet is subject to confirmation at time of ordering.