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Coax cable continuity checking

Over the years I've had many cable providers but I haven't had cable in like 10 years.  Near the TV in my living room - I have a cable that comes up from the floor that leads to an area near the back of the house where there a bunch of different cable connector.  The question is - what would be the equivalent of a telephony cable toner for coaxial cable?  I was thinking I would like to have a digital antenna for getting better digital OTA signal but avoid running a new cable.  But I don't know which of the connectors would feed the current run.  Thank you.
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Miguel Angel Perez MuñozCommented:
Coax cable has another relevant parameters, not only continuity must check. Attenuation is very important parameter on this kind of conductors. Having a multimeter this article could be very interesting for you: http://handiham.org/drupal2/node/72
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giltjrCommented:
I agree with Drashiel post, a simple ohm meter can help you check which cable is which.
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amigan_99Network EngineerAuthor Commented:
Ok great - thank you.
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