[TowerTalk] What about the ends of the conduit?

Guy Olinger, K2AV k2av@contesting.com
Fri, 03 Dec 1999 10:33:59 -0500

It will also make a pooling place for water if the conduit does not
run downhill away from the house. Not everybody can use conduit. The
bend also makes it real hard to add content to it later on, besides
the concern you mention about beds.

On Fri, 3 Dec 1999 10:27:39 -0500, you wrote:

>While we're on the subject of underground cabling....
>I'm looking for help/advice on the best way to 
>terminate an underground conduit into the shack 
>where there's no basement. My house is a split with
>the rear side of the lower floor (where the shack is)
>at ground level (on a slab), so I can't just keep the 
>conduit uderground and drill straight through the 
>foundation into the basement.
>The obvious way to me would be to bring the conduit
>above ground near the house, and drill through the wall.
>But that will introduce a sharp bend(s) in the conduit.
>Should I terminate it outside with a U (like a septic vent)
>and consider bringing it into the house as a separate job?
>If I go that sort of route, how do you keep mice etc.
>out of the conduit (where an end is exposed)? And what about
>the end at the tower?
>What have others here done? If you like, reply privately
>and I'll summarize to the reflector.
>Tnx & 73
>Len K1NU

--.  .-..
73, Guy

Guy Olinger, K2AV
Apex, NC, USA

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