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Re: [TowerTalk] Rotatorplate

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Rotatorplate
From: K8RI <>
Date: Sat, 17 Dec 2011 05:03:47 -0500
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On 12/17/2011 3:44 AM, Ian White GM3SEK wrote:
> Watch out for PST rotators in a tilt-over tower, because the water
> shield over the top seal is only fully effective while the tower is
> upright. If the tower is routinely tilted over for storms, it is
> advisable to protect the rotator from driving rain.

If you lay it over so the output shaft is horizontal any water that gets 
in should run right back out. I'd be more concerned about driving rain 
and wind with the thing upright. If water can still be trapped under 
that cover it could still suffer from the old problems.


Roger (K8RI)


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