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[TowerTalk] The Other End of the Coax

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Subject: [TowerTalk] The Other End of the Coax
From: (Bill Fisher - W4AN)
Date: Fri, 4 Apr 1997 10:46:59 -0500 (EST)
> Now that the coax connector subject has been addressed, I have a question 
> about 
> the other end of the coax.  On the Cushcraft 40-2CD antenna, it's a split 
> driven 
> element fed directly by coax. When you put ring connectors on the center 
> conductor and sheild of coax cable, what is the proper way to seal the coax?  
> I'm curious to see what people do to keep things waterproof.

You take care of this problem by using a high quality bead balun like 
W2AU or such.  This also isolates the coax from the antenna.  A good thing.



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