[TowerTalk] rotor control cable and the bulkhead....?

Alfred Frugoli ke1fo at arrl.net
Mon Jul 7 18:27:59 EDT 2008


K5FD also makes a 12 line surge suppressor that is also fused and has
filters for RFI.


After the surge suppressor, the lines could simply come through a grommet in
the bulkhead.

Good luck.

73 de Al, KE1FO

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On Mon, Jul 7, 2008 at 3:52 PM, <chasm at texas.net> wrote:

> A Question...
> how does one take the 7 or 8 wire cable thru a bulkhead and into the
> station?  I cannot see how a lightning strike hitting the mast or the
> yagi or beam or ??? on that mast is not going to travel down to ground
> using the tower, the coax, and the control cable.  I use an antenna
> switch box mounted on my Rohn with a piece of coax going thru the
> bulkhead thru the usual grounding connectors.  but cannot figure out
> how to ground the rotor control cable before it enters the shack.
> thanks
> 73 de chas/k5dam
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