On Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 2:42 PM, Dale <email@example.com> wrote:
> You mention use of braid to the ground rod outside. That's OK if the braid
> is encased within some sort of weather-proof cover, such as shrink tubing.
> The problem with braid that is exposed to the elements is that it corrodes,
> and unless you inspect it frequently (at least once per year), you could end
> with no connection (or a very high resistance one). If you do not have
> covered braid available, replace that run of braid with insulated stranded
> (the kind used for electrical work - not welding cable) copper wire. No. 6
> or No. 4 AWG will be fine.
Fair enough. I'll add that to the to-do list ... because I haven't
messed with it since I put it in ~7 years ago.
Hey, so how would one measure whether or not a ground is good? Is
that doable? With a regular multimeter?
Peter Laws | N5UWY | plaws plaws net | Travel by Train!
RFI mailing list