Thanks for the reply, Gordon. How does it work that it doesn't require
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Date: Mon, 03 May 2004 22:57:16 -0400
This is the only chemically activated ground rod system I've found that doesn't
require any maintenance. We use them when we cannot use conventional ground
We are in the process of putting in a halo ground system for our new 947'
FM/TV/Cellular tower and we're putting in 75' 8' long rods and have used about
1000' of 2 AWG
stranded copper inside and outside the 100' x 40' transmitter shelter.
>The system uses hollow rods you drive down into the rocky soil (using a long
>rock drill bit).
>You then pour chemicals inside the rod. The chemicals seep into the
>lower the impedance.
As I understand it, chemical systems require routine maintenance to maintain
the chemical balance of the soil around the ground rod. Right?
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