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[TowerTalk] KT34-XA over hall

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Subject: [TowerTalk] KT34-XA over hall
From: (Gary McDuffie, Sr.)
Date: Wed, 30 Jun 1999 10:02:41 -0600
On Thu, 17 Jun 1999 14:15:34 +0008, George T. Daughters wrote:

> The stuff is probably conductive only when it's under compression.  
> No matter... it will be under compression when you reassemble the 
> antenna and clamp the tubes together.  The major function of the 
> paste is to prevent the aluminum from oxidizing, making the 
> electrical connection between the tubes pretty much weatherproof.

Hy-Gain people (the real Hy-Gain, not the new one) don't even recommend
conductive paste.  They recommend plain aluminum anti-oxidant you can
buy at your local electrical wholesaler or elsewhere.

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