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Re: Re: Drake 2880

To:             	va3dgr@sympatico.ca
Copies to:      	amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org, w0oqc@gte.net
Date sent:      	Sun, 17 Jun 2001 10:46:29 edt
Subject:        	[amsat-bb] Re: Drake 2880
From:           	Jesse Morris <w4mvb@juno.com>

> Hi Doug,
> I received your failed Drake converter yesterday and got the cover off
> this morning.  I'm sorry to say that it was full of water!  Actually
> "full" is a little extreme but there was standing water inside and the

when we mounted mine behind the conifer, i wrapped the f-connector with 
several wraps of cold shrink tape. i have found, once it is applied, it really 
makes a good seal. i have it on all my coax connections and have never had 
problems with water getting into any of the connectors.


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