|Subject:||Re: [TowerTalk] TOWER GROUND|
|From:||Gary Schafer <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Mon, 31 Jan 2005 11:35:39 -0500|
The copper when in contact with the galvanized tower will remove the
galvanizing. A stainless sheet between copper and tower leg will work
fine. Polyphaser makes some hose clamps with an additional stainless
strap inside the clamp to accomplish this.|
You also don't want any copper exposed anywhere that water dripping off the copper will drip or run onto any galvanized part of the tower. The copper ions will wash the galvanizing material away.
73 Gary K4FMX
Keith Dutson wrote:
I have used stainless steel hose clamps to bond the galvanized tower leg to copper ground lead and have seen no adverse affects over the past six years.
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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