Don't sell the trap caps short. One end of each trap has a cap at the high
impedance point and adds tuning capacitance so it is important that they be
good and in the proper place!
At 07:26 PM 8/8/2002 -0400, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>Dale points out that it is possible to get TH6DXX trap end caps from
>Hy-gain. However, a set of caps is $20.
>Some of my caps are cracking, others are not. Those that are damaged
>could be patched with plastic cement or rubberized tape. There are
>weep holes in the trap covers, so making a moisture-proof seal is
>purposeless. I suspect that the idea is to keep a stream of water
>from running into the trap. Even then, it would be tough to short the
>trap, since it is about 1/2" away from the cover.
>Do I really need new end caps, or is some tape or cement adequate?
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