[TowerTalk] New Tower Grounding Advice

Pete Smith 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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