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Re: [TowerTalk] WrenchLok Ground Connectors

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] WrenchLok Ground Connectors
From: Jim Lux <>
Date: Sun, 29 Jan 2012 13:44:20 -0800
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On 1/29/12 12:26 PM, K8RI wrote:
> 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.
Or "listed compression connectors", which I assume those are.

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