> In a message dated 97-07-08 17:45:32 EDT, firstname.lastname@example.org (Steve
> > I put six 8ft ground rods around my tower. If I were you I would
> put in
> > at least six. They are placed at 120 degrees apart. Then the second
> > six feet away from the first set.
> The hemisphere of influence for ground rods is approximately twice
> length. These hemispheres should not overlap for maximum benefit. A
> ten foot
> ground rod has a hemisphere diameter of 20 feet, or a ten foot radius.
> these 10 foot radii make the spacing between rods a distance of 20
> feet (10'
> radius + 10' radius).
> I would also recommend putting multiple rods in the system.
> your tower is ONE part of the overall ground system.
> 73, Steve K7LXC
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That seems like a lot of ground rods
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