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[Towertalk] Grounding the mast

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Subject: [Towertalk] Grounding the mast
From: (Richard Karlquist)
Date: Fri, 9 Aug 2002 22:40:59 -0700
> Most experts (?) agree that one should run a ground 
> jumper wire from the mast to a tower leg before the 
> rotator so that strike energy does not go through the 
> rotator and possibly welding the bearings to the bearing 
> race. 

Another reason to have a wire around
the rotor bearings is TVI.  I had 
a severe case of TVI that went away
when I added a bypass wire.

Rick Karlquist    N6RK 


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