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[TowerTalk] Peripheral ground system

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Peripheral ground system
From: (Scott Bullock)
Date: Thu, 11 Jun 1998 21:59:03 -0400
And for the guys that think frost is only up to 4' in the Northeast, wrongo! 
My civil engineer spec'd 6' depth on my Rohn SSV pad, as he has seen frost
go that far here in Massachusetts.
Sure don't need 18 yards of concrete to heave huh? :)
For those that haven't seen the pictures yet, they are at

At 01:49 AM 6/12/98 +0100, you wrote:
>> This isn't that much of a consideration down here in eastern Nawth
>> Cahralina y'all, but when I lived in Putnam County, NY, we had water
>> pipes freeze down four feet (even though the code freeze line was
>> three
>> feet).
>Sheesh, you light weights just don't know frost. We had water
>mains freezing and breaking at 12 feet two years ago here in
>And NO my ground grid isn't below 12 feet.
>73 es have fun with your "Tower" grounds (I knew I could fit that
>word in Steve ;-)
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