Yes, I mean all grounds... of course within a reasonable definition of the
I probly won't connect my house to your house ! :) The barn ? Yes, of
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim FitzSimons" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "TenTec reflector" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, August 12, 2003 6:48 PM
Subject: [TenTec] Ground
> Do you mean all grounds? Do you connect your grounds to the neighbor's
> What about the barn?
> Jim W7ANF
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Gary Hoffman" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, August 12, 2003 10:16 AM
> Subject: Re: [TenTec] Another grounding question
> > All -
> > This grounding stuff really energizes people (no pun, groan).
> > I have read many, many write-ups on this, and the best I have seen are
> > offered by Polyphaser and Alpha-Delta. Both of these reputable
> > and several engineers whose write-ups I have read, insist that all
> > points be tied together.
> > The principle is this:
> > If all points are tied together, then they will all rise together,
> > common high voltage during the strike event. If they are all at a
> > voltage, then there is no delta VS.. If there is no delta VS., then no
> > current will flow, and nothing will cook.
> > I cannot PROVE that this is correct, but it makes sense to me, and it is
> > what I do here at my place.
> > By the way, the underwriters code requires all grounds to be tied
> > also, If I have read the code correctly.
> > Your mileage may vary.
> > 73 de Gary, AA2IZ
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