feeder cable


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feeder cable

[′fēd·ər ‚kā·bəl]
(communications)
In communications practice, a cable extending from the central office along a primary route (main feeder cable) or from a main feeder cable along a secondary route (branch feeder cable) and providing connections to one or more distribution cables.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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(This is not an important distinction for evaluating the effect of the jumper.) The specified SWR for each component is listed as well as its equivalent reflection coefficient, [Ref.sub.x], at the radio end of the feeder cable. These values are direct conversions of the SWR values, except for the jumper.
Peak and average power ratings rarely are a limitation for feeder cables in typical wireless communication systems, though average power can be a concern for higher power (tens of watts per channel) multichannel systems or high power services such as paging.
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