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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