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Re: Lightning and neutral grounding



on 3/11/03 11:04 AM, Woody at kj4so@nc.rr.com wrote:

> You should also place an 8' ground rod at the corners of your house so the
> ground wire that ties all of your grounds together is not just bent around
> the corner.  Ground wires should never be bent around corners.

Agreed.  If you follow a turn with a very gentle radius that will work as
well.  Never have sharp bends.  And it can't hurt to have the extra ground
rods.

Just be prepared to be very tired and very sore for a few days.  I pounded
about 16 of them and hurt a LOT.

73,

Jon
NA9D
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Jon Ogden
NA9D (ex: KE9NA)

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