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[Towertalk] Box forSPG and Lightning protectors

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Subject: [Towertalk] Box forSPG and Lightning protectors
From: (Jon Ogden)
Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2002 20:30:56 -0500
on 9/19/02 8:10 PM, Guy Olinger, K2AV at wrote:

> If your shack is right next to the SPG, well good. If your shack is at
> a distance, like on an upper floor or in the "bonus room" over the
> garage, then ground everything (this includes phone lines, cat5, etc)
> in the shack to a common point in the shack, including a healthy
> safety ground run to the ground at the SPG, and whatever you may be
> using to effect an RF ground.

OK, so how does one ground the phone lines and Cat 5 cables?  Do you need to
run them into special surge protection devices or are there grounding blocks
available for these?



Jon Ogden
NA9D (ex: KE9NA)

Life Member: ARRL, NRA
Member:  AMSAT, DXCC

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