Another tip if you are using two connectors is to use the male of one
connector and the female of the other one. No chance of a mixup that way.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rick Bullon" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: September 29, 2002 14:36
Subject: Re: [Towertalk] 8 pole water tight plu for rotor cable.
> on 9/29/02 3:46 AM, Phil - KB9CRY at email@example.com wrote:
> > I'll let all in on my secret. Buy two 4 prong trailer connectors.
> > are designed to be used outdoors and to carry voltage. That's what
> > been using for years; real inexpensive too! Phil KB9CRY
> I'll second Phil's comment! I took his advice a couple of weeks ago when
> put mine up. I varied slightly from him. They make six pin trailer plugs
> as well. So I used a six pin and a 4 pin just so that I wouldn't get them
> But he's right - they are waterproof, easy to use and work great!
> Thanks for the tip, Phil!
> The trick to using the 4 pin plugs is to put one set pair on the shack end
> of the rotor cable ie female on 4 of the wires and male on the other four.
> then reverse the procedure on the rotor side of the connection. When done
> right you can't plug it in wrong.
> This also works for the control lines on remote switches and etc.I use the
> six pin plugs for my Sixpack and Stack Match units on my tower.
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