|Subject:||Re: [TowerTalk] Conductive Concrete and Grounding|
|From:||Doug Renwick <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 26 Jan 2005 16:43:10 -0600|
My 30+ years of experience agrees with Keith. At a number of different locations I have never had a lightning strike to my tower(s) crack the concrete pad. The legs of the towers are attached to ground rods near the bottom of the concrete base (no rebar) and there is no external grounding around the tower.
Keith Dutson wrote:
Here is an excerpt from PolyPhaser's technical document titled Document Number TD1028: An interconnected concrete tower base can help the tower ground system:
It is a common misconception to think that a lightning strike will blow up a
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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