[TowerTalk] Ground Clamps

Alan NV8A nv8a at att.net
Mon Jul 7 15:55:25 EDT 2008

On 07/07/08 05:37 pm Roy & Peggy Bonvillian wrote:

> I have just set my base for my 55G and have my UFER ground wires that need 
> to be connected to the legs of the tower. I have 3 #4 gauge wire coming out 
> of the cement near each leg. My question is where do I fine the proper 
> clamps to connect the bare copper wire to the 3 legs and also have a place 
> to tie in the wire leaving each leg going out to the ground rods?

I've read that copper in contact with zinc (galvanized) is a no-no. I've 
done as suggested by Polyphaser (although not always using their 
products): I've used stainless steel strips (cannibalized from s/s hose 
clamps) between the copper and the zinc. Using bronze clamps.


Alan NV8A

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