Fort Wayne, IN
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Re: Future Proofing home networks
said by tschmidt:The goo isn't to preserve transmission characteristics. It's there in the event that if water does manage to penetrate the sheath through a nick, puncture, abrasion, etc that the water can't reach the shield and conductor. Think tire slime for the cable.
UV-rated cable for external use. Usually black and has UV resistant chemicals added to the jacket and is usually flooded with water resistant goo, to preserve transmission characteristics.