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Re: [TowerTalk] WrenchLok Ground Connectors

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] WrenchLok Ground Connectors
From: K8RI <>
Date: Sun, 29 Jan 2012 15:26:03 -0500
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On 1/29/2012 10:07 AM, Jim Lux wrote:
> On 1/29/12 3:57 AM, Bryan Rambo wrote:
>> Very nice connector, but still nothing for copper strap.
>> Bummer :-(
> that's because those parts are intended for commercial ground bonding
> purposes (electrical safety and lightning), not the bottom of a vertical
> antenna (RF ground). There's no need for strap in the former
> application, since RF losses aren't what they care about. They worry
> about good contact and mechanical security and installation time.

I thought code required "exothermic welds" for those connections.


Roger (K8RI)


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