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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Rohn BPC25G
From: Jim Garland <>
Date: Sun, 13 May 2007 19:06:09 -0700
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>Dont ever put a ground rod in the concrete base. A lightining strike can
>easily explode the concrete.

I've heard that for years, but I read recently (I think on the 
Polyphaser website, but I could be wrong) that that is an urban myth 
and that grounding a rebar cage is actually very desirable.  Does 
anybody know someone who's actually exploded a concrete base?

Jim W8ZR 


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