Thanks for the response. I should have said "flashing" instead of "strap".
Strap is a more efficient geometry than tubing bcause it supplies a lower
impedance from its larger surface area; tubing > solid because it puts the
copper close to the skin where it does the most good. Strap will slide under
the shingles along the side of the house, so that's a good thing.
From: Michael A. Urich [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Wednesday, August 18, 2004 3:54 AM
To: David Giuliani
Cc: Tower Talk
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] ground strap width: 3' vs 6'...
> I am installing ground straps between a garage roof mounted tower
> Copper strap will be
> used in two places, each side of the garage, to run between the tower base
> and the grounding system, about 50' each run.
> David, WA6PXX, Mercer Island, WA
I may be showing ignorance here or do not fully understand what you are
trying to accomplish but wouldn't copper tubing <say 1/4" - 3/8">
accomplish the same thing?
Mike Urich, KA5CVH
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