At 07:10 AM 7/11/2006, K4BEV@aol.com wrote:
>In a message dated 7/11/2006 9:04:09 A.M. Central Daylight Time,
>And, for both CATV and phone, their interest is in protecting *their*
>physical plant, not yours. You are the sacrificial element in their
>An interesting point.
>Does anyone know if the cable and phone companies are REQUIRED to tie their
>ground to the ground at the service entrance?
There's a general NEC requirement that all grounds have to be tied together.
>Mine are not.
>Several months ago my tower took a lightning hit and everything tied to the
>phone and cable lines was *killed*. I wonder if not having their grounds
>into the power co's is the reason.
>73, Don - K4BEV
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