Lightning cable (sometimes called lightning conductor) is
intended for lightning protection of buildings and trees. Tower
manufacturers and lightning protection standards for towers do
not recommend its use.
Besides... Why would you pay $2.00 or more per foot (current
prices) when 2 AWG timmed copper wire is less expensive and
is also the "gold standard" against which all other tower
grounding systems are compared?
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: email@example.com [mailto:towertalk-
>> firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of GALE STEWARD
>> Sent: Tuesday, July 11, 2006 11:47 AM
>> To: towertalk reflector
>> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Stranded Ground Cable
>> Actually, stranded ground cable is used all the time
>> in lightning protection systems, although they use BIG
>> strands. See examples at:
>> I've seen this type of cable used on lightning rod
>> systems on several buildings in my area.
>> 73, Stew K3ND
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