[amsat-bb] Re: why not to buy an M2 antenna Sealing Coax

Gordon JC Pearce gordonjcp at gjcp.net
Wed Dec 11 04:39:17 PST 2013

On Tue, Dec 10, 2013 at 04:40:26PM -0800, Glen Zook wrote:
> The "cheap stuff" congeals into a waterproof mass after a few days in the sun.  More expensive tape often comes loose.  One does have to cut through the mass to remove the tape.  I have removed this tape from antennas that have been several hundred feet in the air, for decades, and, when removed, the connector looked just like it did when new!
> Glen, K9STH

What I think is fun about the rubber self-amalgamating tape, is when you cut it off if you've put it on right you can see all the manufacturer's engraving on the connectors in relief in the rubber ;-)

Gordonjcp MM0YEQ

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