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Helix/Patch antenna weather protection

>At 07:47 AM 06/26/2003 -0800, Ed (AL7EB) wrote:
>>Joel, and all:
>>Well, do as others have...go to your local grocery store and buy a plastic
>>food container: my sandwich container is roughly 5x5x2 inches!  Made by
>>Rubber Maid, I believe.
>>73, Ed - AL7EB
>         I agree Ed......I have been using Rubber Maid containers as
>radomes for years. It is true they don't last more than ~3 years
>in the sun, but I have one on a GPS antenna that I sprayed on the
>*inside* with satin white latex paint that has been up on the roof
>for 5 years now.
>         Charlie
>         K3VDB

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