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Trying to find a BNC adapter

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I need to find a female-female bnc adapter that I can mount inside a cubby hole in my car where my scanner is mounted. Basically I want to avoid drilling a bnc-male sized hole in the wall of the compartment, instead be able to drill a smaller hole that I can mount this adapter that would have female ends on both side. Antenna-->coax-->bnc male-->bnc female adapter |~wall~| bnc female adapter-->bnc male-->coax-->bnc male-->scanner. I hope that makes sense. I couldn't find it on radioshack's site. If there is something else you know of that would work better, I'd appreciate any suggestions. I just dont want the loose wire hanging there anymore.
 

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You probably will have to get that from a place like tessco or tally or hutton, but if there is any radio shops around they would probably have one. Definately don't pay more than $10
There is something called "bulkhead" types that you may want, you could have a nut on each side to keep it in the hole or just get the barrel type.
Hope this helps
 
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Why not remove the connector and run it through a wire sized hole, reattach the connector and avoid the signal loss. Even if you have to cut off a crimp connector, you'll still be better off.
 
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Thanks, I'll try the shack in-store. As far as signal loss, I'm not too worried about it. Its simply a scanner antenna and I'm in an area with good repeater coverage on the 2 VHF frequencies I monitor.
 

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Radio Shack 278-115

The 'shack' has BNC F-F in plain and gold finish. The stock nbr above is the plain version for about $2.49 --

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The 'shack' has BNC F-F in plain and gold finish. The stock nbr above is the plain version for about $2.49 --

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Is there any benefit using gold over plain, or does it just make it look purdy?
 

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Is there any benefit using gold over plain, or does it just make it look purdy?
Well, gold is a better conductor, but be prepared to spend more money. For a gold BNC-F I paid like $6 and like $2.50 or so for a regular one.
 
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