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Old 18-Apr-2014, 6:27 PM   #2
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I don't assume any balun is water proof. I don't use the boot. I apply Scotch 2228 tape with an over-wrap of vinyl electrical tape, to seal the coax connection. I then secure the cable so that the sealed connection is above the end with the twin-lead. The Idea is that water will drain out, not collect.

The Winegard TV-2900 has been my 'go-to' balun... but I'm not sure if it has been OEM'd by more than one manufacturer.
If the well is dry and you don't see rain on the horizon, you'll need to dig the hole deeper. (If the antenna can't get the job done, an amp won't fix it.)

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