> Should a radial system be tied to the ground system of a
tower if the tower
> is being shunt fed?
Absolutely. Tie them together.
The only time you should not tie earth grounds to radial
grounds is with elevated radials using only a few radials.
Doing so will decrease efficiency. Of course NOT doing so
will increase chance of lightning damage.
See: http://www.mscomputer.com for "Self Supporting Towers", "Wireless Weather
Stations", and lot's more. Call Toll Free, 1-800-333-9041 with any questions
and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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