Pete Smith wrote:
> Well, the Polyphaser book and various other references talk about using the
> rebar cage in your tower base as a Ufer ground, connected to the tower.
> Apparently this significantly increases the current-carrying capability of
> your ground system in the event of a lightning strike, but requires that
> the entire rebar cage be welded, not wired together, and that a good
> large-gauge electrical connection be made to the tower itself.
That's really interesting. I respect Polyphaser's opinion but Rohn
specifically states that the rebar cage must not be welded. I'd love to
hear those two industry leaders debate their conflicting views.
73 Malcolm KR4HP
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