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Re: [TowerTalk] Ground Rods in rocky soil

To: "'Jim Lux'" <>, <>,<>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Ground Rods in rocky soil
From: "Gary Schafer" <>
Date: Sun, 21 Jan 2007 20:37:06 -0500
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> So, your piers probably have rebar in them.. if they are tied to the
> bolts?  Actually, interestingly, for a Ufer type ground, all the
> metal doesn't have to be connected.  

Not a good idea. You don't want the possibility of an arc inside the
concrete by not having a solid connection between metal parts.

Gary  K4FMX

Just there has to be at least 20
> ft total.  The idea is that it provides a relatively high
> conductivity path within the concrete.  So you might be able to just
> use lugs on the attachment bolts.


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