[TowerTalk] Rust in Tower Electrical Parts
Sat, 8 May 1999 18:16:56 -1000
Had a look today, no "weep" holes!
73, Jim, KH7M
> > housing. Removed, and sure enough, one of the capacitor
> > terminals was rusted clean away and the housing insides,
> > full of rust flakes!
> This may not apply to your case, but I heard that on the older models of
> this tower the manufacturer did not put weep holes in the capacitor
> It would fill up with water from condensation and eventually destroy the
> capacitor and/or its leads. I believe all the newer models have the weep
> holes. Of course, in lovely HI, it might be so humid that weep holes alone
> won't do the job!
> 73, Dick, WC1M
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