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[Towertalk] Crank up tower & grounding

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Subject: [Towertalk] Crank up tower & grounding
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Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2002 13:40:22 -0500
Well, if the tower takes a direct lightning hit, those
plastic sleeves won't be worth diddly squat.  Ground
the coax and anything coming down to the bottom
section along with grounding the bottom section.
That should take care of static buildup and any
induced lightning hits.

73, Phil

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Subject: [Towertalk] Crank up tower & grounding

> I have an Aluma crankup and the sections ride on
> plastic sleeve guides. It seems to me that each section
> should be grounded with a jumper to next section or
> there could be a high potential between sections an
> ground on base section. I ask for ur combined wisdon
> and experience on the subject.
> Tim O'Rourke KG4CHX
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