[amsat-bb] Re: cleaning coax connectors

Jim Wright wa4ivm at amsat.org
Fri Jun 22 18:08:11 PDT 2007

Have you tried White Vinegar?  It does a good job on cleaning glass 
without streaking-no residue.  Also, vinegar is used to pickle metals 
befor painting.  Just my two cents worth.

ps:  Hi to KC4WTT

Jim Sanford wrote:

>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,
>wb4gcs at amsat.org
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