A little over 60 years ago, a company called Times Microwave Systems (TMS) was born in Wallingford Connecticut. They made all kinds of wires and coaxial cables for many communications companies and the military.
First I want to make it clear that I do not work for or get paid by TMS for this article or any endorsement. I believe this coax to be the best for the money. I will never again use any other type of coax except TMS LMR type coax. I use LMR-400 for all of my antennas, and LMR-240 for short inside jumpers between devices. In the past I have used RG-8, RG-8X, Beldon 9913, and RG-214 coax throughout my 45 years in radio. I have seen how long different coax types last, and the kinds of losses they have. I have noticed how even the better Belden cables can leak and cause TVI and get into stereos, phones, clock radios, the bathroom pipes….etc. I have seen how they handle broadband antennas with regards to SWR. Continue reading