In regard to the water resistant enclosures available at reasonable cost.
In the past I have used what are referred to as "Sportsmen's Dry Boxes".
These are plastic (possibly polypropylene?) with a hinged cover that usually
includes an o-ring type seal. The ones I have used seem to be RF friendly -
having passed the microwave oven test with no problems. They do not claim
that these are waterproof, but so far - they have proved to be very rain
Being of plastic type construction, they do not seem to condense water to
any great degree. I do use a small weep hole in the lowest part of the
enclosure but so far there has been no sign of any moisture at all.
I have used these to house remote auto-tuners and antenna switching relays
with no problems. They can be found at sporting goods stores or such as
Cabela's or Gander Mountain, etc. and can be bought for about $12 to $20
Have Fun! 73,
Paul - K9KDR
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