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[TowerTalk] Ground Rod Under Tower Base

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Ground Rod Under Tower Base
From: (David Robbins)
Date: Sat, 20 Mar 1999 12:23:08 +0000
this has been brought up before, did anyone have documentation showing
that this happens?  pictures, magazine or newspaper reports, references
to failure reports, etc??  

Gary McDuffie, Sr. wrote:
> Running a ground wire THROUGH the base could lead to instant explosion
> of the base during a lightning strike.  The moisture in the concrete
> turns to steam and expands greatly, destroying the base.

David Robbins K1TTT (ex KY1H)   or

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