Outdoor Antennas for ePMP 1000 2.4 GHz Hotspot Conversion?

I would like to run one of my connectorized ePMP 1000 2.4 GHz radios as a hotspot outdoors. 

What low-gain antennas are recommended for this application? I want to be sure they seal appropriately so the radio is not damaged as a result of inclement weather. 

I'm considering the RF Elements OARDSBX244 (2.4 GHz, 4dBi gain, outdoor) antennas, but I am not sure whether they have a seal inside the RP-SMA connector (They appear to have an O-ring at the base, but that would not fully seal against the ePMP RP-SMA connector due to the slots).

Details for this particular antenna are here:


Thanks, Chris

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Btw, Wav will be happy to answer inquiries on our antennas. They may have inventory by now. Please contact Mike Smith at:  mikes  @   wavonline.com.

The part #s are: 


A (single) 2.4 GHz 5 dBi dipole Antenna for the 2.4 GHz ePMP 1000 Hotspot AP


A (single) 5 GHz 5 dBi dipole Antenna for the 5Ghz GHz ePMP 1000 Hotspot AP



our Cambium outdoor IP55 low-gain omni-directional 2.4GHz antenna is a great choice for your application. Our antenna is tested to IP55 and it includes an O-ring for improved seal between it and the RPSMA connector. 

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