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Please create tags for BNC connectors and N type connectors

Ham-in-training and new members here. I've been frequently asking questions and getting great feedback here. I asked PL-259/SO-239 vs N Type vs BNC when to use which? and found that while the tag for ...
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Have a tag for every single device?

As seen in How do I replace the Li-ion battery in a Kenwood TM-741A? we've got device-specific tags. Now, I'd like to think it'd be a good idea to have a guideline on whether to tag with the ...
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Defining/changing the “noise” tag

It came to my attention (thanks to user SDsolar — sorry I rejected your tag wiki edit; I didn't see that it was documenting the actually existing situation) that we have the tag noise as well as the ...
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Plan to reduce or remove [swr] tags

I'm currently of the opinion that swr is a (mildly) bad tag. The reason is that it rarely describes what the question is actually about; rather, the asker has some other problem and a high SWR ...
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Planning tag improvements: radio programming and interfacing

We got a question about “programming radios” (that is, bulk entering frequency memories and configuration, from a computer or other radio) that was tagged programming (which says it is for software ...
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“Power” tags need improvement

There's a gap in the available tags. The only tags with “power” in the name are power and power-supply. If we believe their descriptions, then power is for RF power levels only (though it doesn't say ...
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Proposed changes to antenna-related tags

Outside of specific antenna types or components, we have these tags for antenna questions: antenna and antenna-construction. I think that the tag antenna-construction is not actually very useful in ...
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Should [propagation] and [range] be merged?

Is there a useful difference between the tags propagation and range? It seems to me that “range” is a sub-topic of “propagation”, and one which is not sufficiently specifically-of-interest to be worth ...
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Tag deletion request

By mistake I created the 14th-wave-antenna. I did not realize that the tag box would not accept the / that I inserted, and so it created ...
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The tag [product-recommendation] is misleading

As with most SE sites, the scope definition of our site disallows pure "tell me what to buy" questions. Previous discussion: To what extent are "recommend a solution" questions allowed What ...
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Proposal to delete [radio-band] tag

I'm thinking the tag radio-band is not especially useful. It's not clear what it means for a question to be tagged with it, and it's an attractive nuisance for newcomers who think “I'm asking a radio ...
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What should be the difference between the “license” and “legal” tags?

We currently have two tags that cover fairly similar ground. I'm talking about the license and legal tags. The two appear to fairly often be used to mean roughly the same thing; particularly, "...
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Changing the naming of a Tag

I attempted to edit the question here Can X-rays be used for communication? to have the proper naming for the Tag "x-ray", but it failed and told me to raise it on meta. Can an moderator edit the ...
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What is the difference between the 'radio-terms' and 'jargon' tags?

We currently have radio-terms and jargon tags, with three questions in each and none tagged using both. radio-terms has no tag wiki currently, whereas jargon has the following: Questions about ...
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What tags to use for questions concerning someone's shack

Currently we have ham-setup and installation. Currently the questions are about someone's shack. Do we want to use a shack tag for these? There are 582,000 google hits for: "Amateur Radio" shack ...
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Tag for ionospheric/propagation conditions?

I asked this question which I tagged 'ionosphere' (which didn't previously exist). User Mike added the tag propagation, which has one other question tagged. As far as HF goes, these tags are probably ...
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Regional tagging rules?

Amateur radio invites users worldwide, but the rules and usage differ region to region, sometimes significantly. On most Stack Exchange websites, regional tags are avoided in preference to generic ...
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What should the tag be for cable?

So far we have feed-line,transmission-line, and could easily create cable. What should be the term we use for the wires going between the radio and antenna?