Radio communication is critical to the safe operation of an airplane. Special cables called coax cables are often used to provide static-free radio communications.

Learning Objectives
  • List the parts of a coax cable
  • List some types of coax cables
  • Understand the history of coax cable
Language: English
Estimate Time (Hrs.): 0.8

Coax cables require special connectors to connect to the equipment. Knowledge of the required connection components is important for the installation of coax cables.

Learning Objectives
  • List the components required to connect a coax cable to equipment
  • List methods to install contacts
  • List the different types of mountings for coax cable connectors
Language: English
Estimate Time (Hrs.): 1

Coax cables and connectors require special tools for their assembly. Knowledge of these tools is important for the installation of coax cables and connectors.

Learning Objectives
  • List the tools required to install coax connectors on a cable
  • List the parts of a coax stripping tool
  • List the parts of an outer sleeve crimping tool
  • List the parts of a contact crimping tool
Language: English
Estimate Time (Hrs.): 1.3

This course allows you to prepare a coax cable, crimp a contact, and crimp a coaxial connector.

Learning Objectives
  • Determine the correct length to strip the sections on a coax cable
  • Select the correct size connector
  • Set the contact crimping tool to the correct settings
Language: English
Estimate Time (Hrs.): 1.7