ANSI/SCTE 47 2022

Test Method for Coaxial Cable Attenuation

Executive Summary

This test procedure applies to coaxial cables. Currently there are many sizes and designs of coax available. This document will cover how to measure the attenuation or insertion loss.


The purpose of this standard is to provide a measurement technique for determining attenuation of coaxial cable at various selected frequencies.


This standard defines a consistent method to measure attenuation of coaxial cable.

Intended Audience

The intended audiences are mainly manufactures. System operators could use this document as a reference to their products and capabilities