[TowerTalk] Ground Rod Myths?
W0MU Mike Fatchett
w0mu at w0mu.com
Wed Apr 23 14:11:29 EDT 2014
I try to drive mine in at an angle. If they should hit a rock you will
have a better chance to deflect off of it instead of trying to drive
On 4/23/2014 1:36 AM, Ian White wrote:
>> I came across a website that claimed it's better to use the hydraulic
>> pressure from water hose to drive ground rods instead of pounding them
>> into the ground. The idea is to prevent damage to the copper clad. I
>> see how this would make the installation easier, but can't imagine the
>> copper being stripped away that easily. Any truth to this?
> It depends totally on where you live. The only valid generalization
> about driving ground rods is: "Local Mileage WILL Vary".
> 73 from Ian GM3SEK
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