There are a lot more different types of cables on the market:
Very commonly used are RG-58 CU, RG-58 ALL, RG-174, RG-213 U, Aircell 5 and a lot more.
Find here an overview of cable specifications.
(Aircell 5/Aircell 7, LMR-600 Datasheets) Coaxial Cable - Attenuation & Power Handling Calculator.
At the end, if two cables don't match you need adapter between different standards. N-type to SMA, BNC to PL, and a lot more.
After some time I am sure you will have a small box with some of all of them...