[amsat-bb] Re: cleaning coax connectors

Jeff Yanko wb3jfs at cox.net
Fri Jun 22 13:11:03 PDT 2007

Hi Jim,

Acetone should be the solution to your answer.


Jeff  WB3JFS

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Sanford" <wb4gcs at amsat.org>
To: <microwave at wa1mba.org>; "'Amsat - BBs'" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Friday, June 22, 2007 12:51 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] cleaning coax connectors

> All:
> Seeking advice on a cleaning solution for N-connectors which have been
> stored on cable in a barn and show a little verdigris.  That is, they
> have been protected from direct rain, but not ambient humidity.
> I considered some TV-tuner and control cleaner I have here, but that
> leaves a libricating residue with unknown effects on dielectric
> behavior, etc.
> Surely somebody's been thru this before!
> Any suggestions?
> (Yes, I'm digging out stuff for the FD satellite station . . ..)
> Thanks & 73,
> Jim
> wb4gcs at amsat.org
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