This 10 ft (3.1 m) roll of 1"-wide black self-vulcanizing tape can help protect the antenna connections. After connecting the coaxial cables to the antenna, wrap the tape around the connectors that are exposed to the environment.
A quantity of two 1163 U-bolts are needed when mounting the 12022. The 1163 consists of a 5/16-18 x 1.75 U-bolt and two nuts. The 1163 is used to attach the antenna mount to a tripod, tower, or a 1.0 to 1.25 in. IPS Schedule 40 pipe.