Not sure by your description , what type of CP antenna you have. Here is a link for the common old KLM. http://download.qrz.ru/pub/hamradio/antenna/klm/KLM-2M-22C.pdf
You have 3 options. 1. Surf the web for info, on how to rebuild the box and water proof it. 2. Surf for tips on how best to rewire the antenna for Fixed Right-Hand-CP. By removing the switch you maybe able to improve you gain and reduce switch induced losses. 3. Replace it with a M2, 2MCP22
I use to have the KLM 2m-22CP. I found the switch box unreliable and had high loss. The Driven elements were hollow aluminum tubes that would fill with water, Freeze and crack. After a few years I took it down and replaced it with the 2MCP22. I have had good luck with it and I do not miss the polarity switch. And I do not have problems with water getting into the switch or connector junction blocks. wf1f Miles
I am refurbishing a 18 element CP yagi. I am not sure of the manufacturer. I opened up the relay switching box and found a lot of moisture (Yes I live near Seattle) in the box. Lots of yuck and rust, on non stainless steel hardware.. The 12V connector is a simple phono plug, which should never be used outside. Before I reinvent the wheel has anyone been here before? Replace the phono plug, sealing everything. In the past I have used a material called 3M5200, a marine sealant, nasty but almost permanent. Suggestions please.
73 Bob W7LRD
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