Thirdly, the reduction in surface tension removes significantly the
possibility the rain hitting the elements will experience the necessary
collision impact required to dislodge electrons responsible for "rain
static" dis-charge RFI.
A polished antenna is a quieter antenna during snow, wind, rain and sand
For those polish challenged a sightly less improved scenario can be achived
using rainX applied with a spong.
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Sent: Saturday, March 24, 2007 11:54 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Vista comment and tower question
> In a message dated 3/24/2007 7:11:37 P.M. Greenwich Standard Time,
> TexasRF@aol.com writes:
> Don't forget to polish the elements so there won't be a hazard to
> That does a double duty....It helps the signals to "slide" off the
> with less loss due to friction. Generally, you can gain a dB or so if the
> elements are kept shiny and not oxidized. It's a lot of work, but worth
> Bill K4XS/KH7XS
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