Questions tagged [pl259-so239-connector]

Use this tag for questions relating to the ever popular "UHF" connector (SO-239 is the "female" type mounted on a chassis; PL-259 is the "male" connector usually found on the ends of coax).

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PL-259/SO-239 vs N Type vs BNC which is best connector to use when?

I understand that the: PL-259/SO-239 connector (so-called "UHF connector") isn't great for UHF frequencies, but is very common N type connector is water-proof; and the BNC connector is quick to ...
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Pros/cons of the PL259/SO239 connector (M type)?

What are the pros/cons of the PL259/SO239 connector (M type), and why is it used preferentially on civilian rigs vs military?