[TowerTalk] bonding tower sections

George Dubovsky n4ua.va at gmail.com
Mon Jun 25 15:37:51 PDT 2012


If the Rohn 25 was in decent condition (had some galvanizing in the joint
section), gravity and the bolted connections will provide adequate
connection between sections. I wouldn't worry about it.


geo - n4ua

On Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 6:26 PM, Gregg Seidl <k9kl at centurytel.net> wrote:

> I have a 60 foot stick of Rohn 25 insulated from ground. I plan on using
> an Array Solutions AS-80 tuner to resonate the vertical on 75/80 and 160. I
> know I need to get slightly more height to make it work correctly so I'm
> planning on using a TV type mast in the top "pointy" section to get more
> height. My question is should I run a peice of 12 or 14 guage wire from the
> mast all the way to the tuner and bond it to each tower section? my worry
> is that the sections and top mast may not make a good connection. Any ideas
> would be great.
> Gregg K9KL
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