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Telecommunications: Coaxial Cables

Telecommunications: Coaxial Cables

Provided by Wisc-Online and the National Science Foundation, this website provides a plethora of information on coaxial cables including what an RG rating is, what a code is, and how each type of cable is used. This interactive slideshow goes into greater detail about an RG-8, 10Base5 cable and an RG-58, 10Base2 cable. There are helpful animations and clear descriptions covering the basics of coaxial cables. To wrap it all up, there are review questions to test the learner's knowledge on what they were just presented. All in all, it is a great resource for students (or for teachers to present to their students) who are learning the nuts and bolts of telecommunications.

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