[amsat-bb] Re: KLM 2M-14C...waterproof the polarity switch?

Jim Jerzycke kq6ea at pacbell.net
Tue Oct 13 12:54:42 PDT 2009

I'd put a little plastic or Tupperware box over it.
The 70cm version that I have has only been used for Field Day, so it's not been outside much, but it definitely shows signs of having been damp.
73, Jim  KQ6EA

--- On Tue, 10/13/09, David Wing <david at cdwing.com> wrote:

> From: David Wing <david at cdwing.com>
> Subject: [amsat-bb]  KLM 2M-14C...waterproof the polarity switch?
> To: amsat-bb at AMSAT.Org
> Date: Tuesday, October 13, 2009, 12:37 PM
> Anyone out there with KLM antennas
> with the polarity switch care to comment
> on whether you have put a housing on the switch to protect
> it from the
> elements?  It looks like the relay has silicon around
> the base but it just
> grates me the wrong way to have a circuit board with a
> power connection and
> components exposed to the elements.
> Maybe it has not been an issue but I'd care to hear of
> anyone experiences.
> If anyone has built up a housing and have pictures or
> directions, please
> pass them along
> 73,
> David
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