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Old 6-Dec-2019, 4:39 PM   #8
Tim
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Join Date: Nov 2014
Location: Acworth, GA
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Originally Posted by BigHenry View Post
We last had rain about 3 days ago and each of those days lousy reception on all stations except the 38's. Maybe the balun has dried out? I'll keep recording signal strengths. If my readings are still good tomorrow, I'll take a trip up to the roof and look more closely at the baluns water-tightness.
Rain in a PC board balun will definitely cause signal loss. I had it happen on another antenna, not the CM-5020. The bad thing about water intrusion into the balun is that it is then possible for the water to infiltrate your coax (depending upon the balun design).
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