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[TowerTalk] connectors and corrosion

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Subject: [TowerTalk] connectors and corrosion
From: (Frank T. Brady)
Date: Tue, 1 Jul 1997 17:54:10 -0700
I gotta ask - wouldn't two pieces of telescoping aluminum tubing be
insulated from one another (at least somewhat) by Vasoline)?  Don't they
need low DC resistance?

Frank - W0ECS

>Kelly Taylor wrote:
>> For exposed antenna connections (say attaching spade lugs to bolts), what
>> is the recommended treatment for preventing corrosion and maintaining
>> electrical continuity?
>> Thanks for any help.
>> Kelly
>Hi Kelly.  A friend of mine in who worked for the fone company told me to 
>use Vasoline.  I have been using that for quite a few years now.  You can 
>put some on an antenna connection, and in a year or two, wipe it off and 
>the connections are as good as new.  A lot less messy than some of the 
>products that are used for that.  Just a wipe with a rag, and it's gone. 
>Tom W7WHY
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