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Re: Topband: substandard quality F double females

To: Tom W8JI <>, topband <>
Subject: Re: Topband: substandard quality F double females
From: Mike Waters <>
Date: Sat, 15 Dec 2012 21:56:43 -0600
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Oh really? What about CCS against gold with silicone dielectric compound to
seal out moisture, Tom?

I haven't used those gold-plated connectors yet. Maybe I should return them
for a refund?

73, Mike

On Sat, Dec 15, 2012 at 8:37 PM, Tom W8JI <> wrote:

>  The last thing we would use was gold, because gold would aggravate
> something we called "fretting corrosion" in contact with copper clad steel,
> tinned, or CCA cables. ... I would never use gold unless it was against
> gold. Tin is good for tin to tin, tin to silver, and tin to copper. I know
> of CATV systems that installed gold plated connectors and had to go out and
> remove them.
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