In a message dated 2/25/2008 5:38:57 P.M. Pacific Standard Time,
> Could someone please explain how you can ground a coax shield, on a
continuous run down a tower, without letting moisture and humidity get
into it? Thanks!
Commercial ground kits include a bunch of butyl rubber vapor wrap
and 2" wide electrical tape. It's pretty easy to do with the right materials.
You cut the jacket away, attach the ground wire and weatherproof.
And no kinks in the ground wire - just a sweeping run to the attachment point.
Commercial ground kits use compression for the shield connection.
Trying to ground a small cable like 1/2" coax isn't as easy as the bigger
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