[time-nuts] Symmetricom 58532A GPS Antenna : Launch3 Surplus

Bob kb8tq kb8tq at n1k.org
Fri Feb 9 19:49:30 EST 2018


There are tapes designed for waterproofing things like coax connectors.


> On Feb 9, 2018, at 7:41 PM, Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net> wrote:
> lists at philpem.me.uk said:
>> Generally speaking, you can seal most RF connectors quite nicely with a few
>> layers of self-amalgamating tape and a layer of PVC tape over the top of
>> that (to protect from UV). 
> Many years ago, I picked up a chunk of scrap the local cable TV installer had 
> left on the ground underneath the utility pole out in front of my house.  It 
> was a chunk of industrial strength shrink wrap with a layer of goop on the 
> inside.
> Is that stuff available in small quantities?  Would the antenna withstand the 
> necessary heat?
> How do hams seal antenna connectors?
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