[time-nuts] GPS antenna installation problem

Magnus Danielson magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org
Mon Mar 2 18:04:09 UTC 2009

Steve Rooke skrev:
> 2009/3/2 Magnus Danielson <magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org>:
>> Steve Rooke skrev:
>>> Gaffa tape the cable to the supporting pipe with a small drip loop
>>> into the connector.
>> No. The glue of Gaffa tape ages. Also, it is not very nice to the cable.
> Buy decent gaffa tape, not the duct tape variant :)

Even with really good stuff, it is not the long term solution you would 

> Sorry, I agree with you really Magnus. I was more indicating that the
> cable does need to be supported by being attached to the mast
> structure than have all that weight on the poor connector. Gaffa is
> great for temporary work where is is tough and sticks well, and is
> easy to tear-down an installation.

Indeed. Temporary < 1 week

> Using black wide cable ties for the antenna cable would be an idea and
> be easy to take down too.



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