[amsat-bb] [PNWVHFS] wx proof ant relay ideas

Darryl J. Holman djholman at u.washington.edu
Mon Jan 22 19:54:19 UTC 2018


I use PVC water resistant junction boxes that have a gasket on the 
lid.   They make them in a bunch of sizes, but here is an example: 

These make a good starting point.  You'd want to add a drain hose and 
some water-resistant cable entry/strain relief fitting to the bottom.

You can also find water-tight strain relief fittings for passing cables 
into the box, though these fittings are quite pricey: 


On 1/22/2018 11:15 AM, Bob- W7LRD wrote:
> Hi- I'm looking for ideas for wx proofing a tower mounted ant transfer 
> relay for 1.2Ghz. I live in Washington, it rains here a "little".  
> What have you done?
> 73 Bob W7LRD
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