I *assume* that the tilt over post is made of metal.
I *assume* that there is a mechanical / electrical
connection between the tilt over post and the tower.
Therefore, I *conclude* that the tower is grounded
through the tiltover post.
What am I missing here?
FWIW, ALL 7 of my towers are 'in the ground'.
NO concrete, NO ground rods, NO radials, and
NO Lightning damage / hits to the towers in >20
years. Tower heights are 40, 55, 75, 80, 95, 130
135 ft. I have seen lightning or evidence of lightning
strikes to neighbors utility poles and trees.
One more thing, ALL of my coaxial feedlines,
mostly CATV hardline but some RG-213, go down
to the ground and are routed in shallow open trenches.
de Tom N4KG
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