Search "positive lightning strike" for some awe-inspiring pictures of
lightning-damaged concrete. 73 Dave N3HE
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Garland" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Sunday, May 13, 2007 10:06 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Rohn BPC25G
>>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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