From: Mike Baker <email@example.com>
To: 'F5vjc' <firstname.lastname@example.org>; TowerTalk <TowerTalk@contesting.com>
Sent: Wed, Mar 23, 2011 10:17 am
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Soldering Radials?
Why wouldn't 60/40 Rosin Core Solder work outside? That's news to me and I
have used it forever on any electrical connection inside or outside without
any problems. What did I miss?
Mike Baker K7DD
For one, you missed corrosion. Things tend to be dirty outside. Dirt acts as
carrier of humidity (read; electrolyte). Copper - Tin/Lead is dissimilar metals
and that in combination with the electrolyte results in speedy corrotion of the
Hans - N2JFS
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