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Reference EN 61196-2:2003
Title Radio-frequency cables - Part 2: Sectional specification for semi-rigid radio-frequency and coaxial cables with polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) insulation
Project Number 7305
Abstract/Scope Prescribes recommended ratings and characteristics. Selects from the generic specification the appropriate quality assessment procedures, test and measuring methods. Gives general performance requirements for semi-rigid coaxial cables plus complementry test methods.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2003-10-16
Current Stage code deadline 2004-10-01
Deadline date for vote  


Mandate(s) M/212
Order Voucher BC-T-337


IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 46A
Reference Document IEC 61196-2:1995 (EQV)
ICS 33.120.10 - Coaxial cables. Waveguides
Keywords Cable; Radio frequency cable; Coaxial cable; Polytetrafluoroethylene insulation
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2003-10-16 2004-10-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2003-10-01 2004-02-01  
5061 2003-08-26 2003-10-01  
5020 2003-04-18 2003-07-18  
1599 2003-03-18 2003-09-18  
1562 2003-02-06 2003-03-18  
1520 2002-10-25 2003-01-24  
1099 2002-09-24 2002-10-24  
2098 1998-06-18    
2020 1996-10-09 1997-04-15  
1021 1995-12-06 1996-01-05  
1000 1995-12-05    

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2003-10-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2003-10-16
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2004-04-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2004-10-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2006-10-01


Supersedes EN 61196-2:1995
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) IEC 60028:1925
HD 323.2.20 S3:1988
IEC 61196-1:1995

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