IEC 61196-11:2022 specifies the general requirements of semi-rigid coaxial communication cables with polyethylene (PE) dielectric, including material and construction, IEC type designation, identification, marking and labelling, standard ratings and characteristics, requirements of finished cables, quality assessment, delivery and storage, etc.
This part of IEC 61196 applies to semi-rigid coaxial communication cables with polyethylene (PE) dielectric and tubular outer conductor. These cables are widely used in the interconnection between wireless communication equipment and antenna, as well as RF and microwave electronic equipment, broadcast television, microwave relay, navigation, etc.
This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition published in 2016. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
a. The scope is more detailed.
b. Outer diameter ratings of the inner conductor recommended.
c. Dielectric: outer diameter ratings of the dielectric recommended.
d. IEC type designation introduced.
e. Standard ratings and characteristics: completely revised.
f. Requirements of finished cables: completely revised.