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Re: [TowerTalk] Tower Legs

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Tower Legs
Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2011 20:11:21 -0500 (EST)
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If that's the case, why do we use UFERS?  Same concept.  Just  wondering.
Bill K4XS
In a message dated 12/23/2011 12:58:34 A.M. Greenwich Standard Time, writes:

On  Dec 22, 2011, at 2:18 PM, David Gilbert wrote:

> I put up an An  Wireless HD-70 tower and exothermically welded some 
> ground wires to  the base section before it was embedded in the concrete, 
> figuring  that down there (roughly four feet below the surface of the 
> concrete)  

Poor choice AFAIK.   My understanding is that if the  tower gets takes a 
heavy hit by lightning, the wire could vaporize and crack  the concrete.


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