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Re: [TowerTalk] Radial Installation

To: "Don" <>, "Tower Talk" <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Radial Installation
From: "Tom Rauch" <>
Reply-to: Tom Rauch <>
Date: Wed, 26 May 2004 05:45:21 -0400
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> 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.

73 Tom


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