Sounds like a good ground system to me.
David Robbins K1TTT
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> Subject: [TowerTalk] Grounds - - Radial Field
> So, o'wise ones; here is my proposed layout for a ground system at my new
> home in the dry desert at Lake Havasu City AZ. Sorry, I was unable to
> drop a sketch into a post to TT - - - probably illegal anyway.
> I expect to place an AN Wireless HD60/70 at the northwest corner of my
> new home, not yet under construction. This will enable a 270 degree
> in which to arrange 20 foot buried radials with 8' ground rods at the
> of each radial and at the ends of each - - - a total of seven (7)
> of these radials will be parallel to the front wall of my home.
> About 30-35 feet away will be the SPG into the shack. At that point I
> have a 180 degree "field" available for another set of five (5) 20 ft
> radials, two of which will be parallel to the front of the home (in line
> the one from the tower).
> I figure it is OK to use these radials as part of and connected to an
> foundation peripheral ground wire. It will be possible to connect the
> peripheral wire to the buried AC ground.
> So, what do all you guys think? Appreciate candid remarks without
> Regards, Warren; W5KKW; ARRL Live Member
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