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[TowerTalk] The Other End of the Coax

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Subject: [TowerTalk] The Other End of the Coax
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Date: Tue, 8 Apr 1997 09:29:51 -0400 (EDT)
In a message dated 97-04-04 13:59:21 EST, seay@Alaska.NET (Del Seay) writes:

> Hi Brent: I'm sure you will get the usual amount of methods, but -
>  as a professional, I follow the recomendations of the mfg's. 
>  That is:
>    After the connection is completed, wrap with Vapor Wrap, or
>    "Monkey-shit" as it is called in the trade. Then, a single
>    total cover wrap of Scotch 88 tape.
>  Vapor Wrap is a putty-like material that comes in either individual
>  pieces for a single connector, or in a  3"X50' roll. This is wrapped
>  around the connector and worked in with the hands to remove any air
>  bubbles. Then wrapped with '88' tape, it becomes totally immune
>  from weather and corrosion. 
     TOWER TECH has the aforementioned materials including the "monkey
stuff"; it's $3.00 per foot (good for 3 coax joints).

73,  Steve  K7LXC

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