What ever happened to the old - use a little steel wool (I realize a no-no
for many), wipe clean - i.e no steel left behincd, Penatrox, wire clamp.
I've used this for decades with no problems. All above ground so it's easy
to see if it needs to be refreshed.
Gene / W2LU
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rick Karlquist" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "F5vjc" <email@example.com>
Cc: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Wes Attaway" <email@example.com>
Sent: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 4:28 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Soldering Radials?
> F5vjc wrote:
>> Well many thanks to all for advice on this subject.
>> Opinion seems to be divided as to whether normal soldering is good for
>> this outdoor application.
> My experience is that I have 1000's of silver soldered ("Stay-Brite"
> connections, that are going strong after 10 years. Occasionally,
> I have made temporary connections with 60/40 and those rot away within
> a year or so. YMMV.
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