[TowerTalk] New Tower Grounding Advice
n4zr at contesting.com
Sat Mar 20 14:05:58 EST 2004
At 11:30 AM 3/20/04, Gene Smar wrote:
>BTW - on my Trylon 64-footer, I used tinned #2 solid ground wire and
>tinned connectors. This reduces the electrochemical potential difference
>between pure copper and zinc galvanizing - a source of corrosion as others
>have reminded us.
And this is old advice, but thin stainless steel shims (McMaster-Carr) are
a good way to avoid electrolytic corrosion from the copper/zinc junction.
73, Pete N4ZR
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