In my case, (building a new house) the radio cables will enter below
grade on the other end of the building from the shack. The main 220V
supply to the house will be close to the shack. I intend to have a
perimeter ground system with ground rods at either end entry point and
in the middle, all Cadwelded to #2 solid copper connecting everything.
The electrical, CATV, phones, etc. plus shack ground will all connect to
this system at one end. Antenna cable entry will be at the other end.
Should be OK, no?
Phil Camera wrote:
>> This includes coax cable suppressors, rotor line suppressors and power line
>> suppressors for power that feeds the equipment in your shack. They all need
>> to be on the same (heavy) panel. Then ground straps are run from this single
>> point ground panel to the ground system which should be located as close as
>> The whole idea of a single point ground is to have a place to tie all lines
>> together with zero impedance between them. You can run as many grounds to
>> earth from that point as you desire. But all cables entering the shack must
>> be physically mounted to that single point ground panel.
> I agree with the above statement but in my personal case I have SO many
> cables a massively large single panel is not doable. So I have four Hoffman
> enclosures which are mounted next to each other and tied together is wide
> copper strap. These are mounted along the back of the deck which is also
> right in front of the shack entrance. One foot beneath these boxes are three
> ground rods which are all tied together similarly and the boxes then are
> grounded to this SPG system. So my SPG is as you describe a place.
> Phil KB9CRY
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