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[TowerTalk] PL-259/N-type Connector at the Antenna

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Subject: [TowerTalk] PL-259/N-type Connector at the Antenna
From: (Richard T. Mainhart)
Date: Wed, 14 May 1997 21:24:20 EDT
The Scotch 23 (self vulcanizing rubber) covered with Scotch 33 or 88 and
then covered with Scotchkote is easily removed with a sharp knife. Slice
through the three protective layers ... but not into the jacket!

I've used that procedure for about 20 years in the Coast Guard.


Rick  WB3EXR

On Tue, 13 May 1997 21:49:28 GMT writes:
>Hi Dale,
>I recall that thread well.  I believe the consensus was to use butyl 
>tape topped off with Scotch 88 or Scotch 33 (the 88 is thicker).  I 
>use a
>couple of small black (uv resistant) cable ties on top of that to keep 
>the tape
>from flagging.  The liquid you refer to is ScotchKote (also a 3M 
>product).  It
>works great in a permanent installation.  Just put a coat of it over 
>the tape,
>then another layer of tape and another coat of ScotchKote.  It doesn't 
>come off
>easily so don't use it if you plan to disconnect.
>73 - JC,
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