I mounted my Array Solutions balum to an aluminum plate and secured the
plate to the boom using a single u-bolt. I notched the plate near the
balun's drain holes to ensure that it does not fill up with water. I do not
see any issues mounting the balun enclosure to a metal plate.
Subject: [TowerTalk] Mounting transmission line baluns
From: Grant Saviers <email@example.com>
Date: Thu, 06 Oct 2011 10:48:35 -0700
What is good practice for mounting the standard transmission line balun
(DXE, Array Solutions, etc. PVC box with toroid balun inside)? Can they
be mounted directly to a metal plate? Is a standoff needed to minimize
coupling if the plate is aluminum? What distance?
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