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BNC plug com antenna

Without the RF top skin installed it’s easier to crimp the BNC plug for the com antenna since the cable can be easily positioned at the correct length.

I found a secondhand Radiall toolset for stripping and crimping the RG400 cable and Amphenol 112514 plug:

After a one-time adjustment the stripper makes 3 perfect cuts:

Crimping of the center conductor pin:

Ferrule ready to be slide back:

Double hex crimp of the ferrule:

With a digital multimeter the cable was tested and found to be okay.