I'm no expert on this stuff but I'm sure I have seen TT posts which say
that silver soldering is FB for this application. So, wrap the strap
around the ring and silver solder it. Takes a LOT of heat.
73 de Jim Smith VE7FO
Steve London wrote:
>Thanks to everyone for their extremely helpful suggestions on dealing with my
>hilltop rock QTH.
>It looks like the most reasonable things to do are:
>1) Install a number of copper strip radials from the tower base along the
>2) Ground the bulkhead to the AC service ground.
>Now, here's the dumb questions ....
>Let's assume I want to create a copper ring around the tower, and attach the
>copper strips to the copper ring.
>- Which of the Polyphaser (or other) products let me clamp a copper strip to a
>Rohn 45 tower leg ? I see a number of Polyphaser TK-series clamps that look
>like hose clamps. Okay, that goes around the tower leg, but now I need to
>securely attach the copper strip to the clamp. Another SS hose clamp on top,
>? Is this even the right product to use ?
>- How should I attach the copper strips to the copper ring ? Clearly, I want
>much surface area of the copper strap to be in contact with the copper ring as
>possible. I presume that soldering is a no-no for this purpose ?
>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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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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