There ya go...good idea Jim. An even better idea.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "jimlux" <email@example.com>
To: "Richards" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: "Gary K9GS" <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Tim
Sent: Sunday, November 23, 2008 7:38 PM
Subject: remote enclosures for electronics Re: [TowerTalk] Was "43ft
Vertical Feeding Question and Balun Type"
> Richards wrote:
>> Hmnmmm... I think it would pop of it got wet or if condensation
>> or water dripped on it. I discovered that as a kid... dropping water
>> on a hot bulb to hear it sizzle... you know... a 5th grader stunt... and
>> the bulb exploded.... it is a wonder I did not put my eye out.
>> Maybe I could fill the bucket with that silica gel desiccant stuff you
>> get in the box with the rig to keep moisture down... lots of it...
>> Any other ideas? This is getting interesting.
>> ================== Richards - K8JHR =============
>> Gary K9GS wrote:
>>> I would look into putting a 100W light bulb inside the enclosure to help
>>> drive out moisture.
> Get a heater element designed for such things, rather than a lightbulb.
> They're waterproof, readily available, cheap, and come with built in
> thermostatic controls. McMaster-Carr or Grainger or similar places have
> Places with cold weather also sell "under hood heaters" for cars.. same
> general idea.
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