I *think* it would be better to go around the outside of the house:
"halo ground" is the term, I think.
On 03/25/06 03:05 pm K3GM wrote:
> My coax entrance panel is now hooked to its own series of ground rods. I
> want to bond it and all of the Polyphaser arrestors attached to it to the
> utility ground rod. If the easiest and shortest path to the utility's
> entrance ground rod is thru the interior basement of the home, can I, or
> should I use it? I have a large gauge stranded ground cable running from my
> well pump to the service entrance ground rod and is very easy to hook to. It
> runs across the the sill of the basement wall within several feet of the
> entrance panel, into the garage where it eventually ties directly to the
> ground rod. The alternative would be to run an outside wire around my house,
> across a double wide driveway and then into my garage to get to the utility
> ground. Would it be safe, (or code) to use this interior ground wire as part
> of my lightning protection system?
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