[RFI] grounding your ham equipment

Alan NV8A nv8a at att.net
Sat Jul 29 16:39:37 EDT 2006

On 07/29/06 02:39 pm KC2TN wrote:

> Just to add a few notes;
> I just took a DIRECT Hit on my tower.
> I had all of the Polyphaser protectors in place with a significant
> grounding field. 24 ground rods spaced appropriately all connected with
> 2" copper strap cadwelded together. 
> However, I got burned on the Ethernet LAN running around the shack. I
> knew I needed to do something about it but polyphaser didn't have the
> Ethernet protectors at the time I did my install.
> You know what they say about procrastination! One missing piece on a
> well planned ground system can compromise the whole system.

I've set up a wireless link for the PC connected to the radio precisely 
to get around that problem.


Alan NV8A

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