August 22, 2017

Red Plenum Coaxial Cables Ideal for Public Safety Applications

RFS's Best-In-Class Cables Support iDAS and oDAS for Emergency Communications


Meriden, CT, August 22, 2017 – Radio Frequency Systems (RFS), a global designer and manufacturer of cable, antenna and tower systems providing total-package solutions for wireless and broadcast infrastructure, today announced the availability of red public safety UHF/VHF plenum coaxial cables. The latest offering in its line of plenum-rated wideband products is designed with the mission critical need for easily identifiable cable in mind, while still enabling the outstanding electrical performance and support for all wireless in-building applications that RFS is recognized for. RFS will be displaying its latest cable offerings at Mobile World Congress Americas in Hall West Stand EMR.10 and EMR.15 from September 12-14th in San Francisco.

“When it comes to public safety communications, reliable performance coupled with the ability to be quickly and easily visually identified and associated with emergency systems is pivotal,” said Eileen Januszkiewicz, regional product manager of cables, RFS. “By offering our best-in-class plenum cables in red, we are able to better support iDAS and oDAS applications where public safety may be at stake.”

Due to their low attenuation, outstanding heat transfer properties, and temperature-stabilized dielectric materials, RFS plenum-rated wideband cables offer a safe, long-term operating life at high-transmit power levels. They feature low-flame-spread and low-smoke characteristics and meet the most stringent plenum cable standards, CMP, ETL listed to UL444, and also comply with Canadian CSA C.22.2/FT6 standard, making them ideal for use within the ceiling area defined as the “environmental air handling space,” as well as for more traditional plenum applications. Their solid outer conductor creates a continuous RFI/EMI shield that minimizes system interference. RFS plenum cables have a star-shaped continuous dielectric, providing total support to the cable that eliminates electrical or mechanical problems in tight bending areas. RFS has manufactured and deployed 33 million feet of cable since 2011, delivering on the promise of proven system performance.

In addition to its red plenum cables, RFS is now offering its popular CELLFLEX® Foam-Dielectric Coaxial Cable and RADIAFLEX® Radiating Cable for in-building and tunnel applications with a flame retardant, halogen-free red jacket. Additional alternative colors and customer-specific markings are also available on an individual basis dependent on quantity and application requirements.

“Because our cables are manufactured in the U.S. at our Meriden, CT headquarters, we are able to accommodate specialized demands expediently and work with our customers to provide cables which will fit in well with their surroundings when aesthetics matter, while providing uncompromising performance that they can depend on,” added Januszkiewicz.

For additional information, to discuss your cable needs with RFS or to set up a media briefing at MWC Americas, please email Paula Mennone at

Trademarks: RFS®, CELLFLEX® and RADIAFLEX® are registered trademarks of Radio Frequency Systems. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

About RFS
Radio Frequency Systems (RFS) is a global designer and manufacturer of cable, antenna and tower systems, plus active and passive RF conditioning modules, providing total-package solutions for wireless infrastructure.
RFS serves OEMs, distributors, system integrators, operators and installers in the broadcast, wireless communications, land-mobile and microwave market sectors. As an ISO compliant organization with manufacturing and customer service facilities that span the globe, RFS offers cutting-edge engineering capabilities, superior field support and innovative product design. RFS is a leader in wireless infrastructure.

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