I didn't see any responses on list but you probably got your answer.
I think the consensus in the past was it is not recommended.
I went through a phase some years ago where I would fill UHF
connectors with Dow Corning #4. I never had a problem with one and
it did keep water out. Some were up for as much as 5 years before
being replaced due to upgrades. However, YMMV! I think it is not a
recommended practice. I stopped doing it mostly because it has a
tendency to be messy (and unnecessary, given proper waterproofing of
Jeffrey Okamitsu wrote:
> What's the word on using a dielectric flooding
> compound with RF connectors?
> Does it help? (or does it hurt) Is it worth the
> effort? How long does it last?
> Any adverse long-term effects?
> 73. Jeff W3KL
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