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Offline Itsbob

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Replacing Cat cable to antenna
« on: August 10, 2021, 11:29:48 PM »
Hi all,
I'm relocating my antenna and abandoning my old antenna cable. 
I assume the RJ45 connectors get wired as a straight through t568b to t568b
or would they be t568b to t568a cross over? Does anyone know for sure?

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Re: Replacing Cat cable to antenna
« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2021, 12:08:02 PM »
Hi
You are correct with your first option

RJ45 connectors get wired as a straight through t568b to t568b
Good luck getting it back online.
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Re: Replacing Cat cable to antenna
« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2021, 03:37:50 PM »
Hi Michael
Thanks for the conformation.  Turns out the replacement cable had a break in it and it wasn't till i replaced it with another one that things came back alive. There was a sharp kink in the cable around the middle of the span so i wasn't quite comfortable with it either. Waisted 5 rj45 connectors only to find out though.
Thanks for the the help just the same.
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Re: Replacing Cat cable to antenna
« Reply #3 on: August 15, 2021, 03:40:56 PM »
I am glad to hear you figured it out.
Great find!
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