[time-nuts] GPS antenna selection

albertson.chris at gmail.com albertson.chris at gmail.com
Fri Aug 5 11:25:37 EDT 2016

If you use plastic then paint it. UV light from the sun makes it brittle. Plastic electrical conduit however is UV proof   

I used larger size metal with a 3/4 x 1 fiting

How to ground a plastic mast?  You'd need a ground block like the cable TV  guys use. But with steel mast you put a clamp on the mast

> On Aug 5, 2016, at 2:03 AM, Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net> wrote:
> albertson.chris at gmail.com said:
>> Next You want one that will last basically "forever" outdoors.  The best
>> kind have a plastic radome over a metal base.  The base has pipe threads for
>> mounting on a standard 3/4" galvanized plumbing pipe.  The coax wires goes
>> down this pie and never sees the light of day or rain water either
> Triva dept...
> Plastic pipe has a slightly smaller ID.  An N connector just barely fits 
> metal pipe.  It doesn't fit in plastic pipe.
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