Re: Do I really needan 8ft ground rod?

Lou Giliberto (KD7HCW)

Yes but you don't want your counterpoise to inadvertently become your house ground. šŸ˜Š A quick look at the link I posted, especially the first two pictures will explain why this can happen and how to avoid it.

All of your house power, lightning and rf don't care if it's an rf ground or electrical ground. They will try to get to it.

Be safe!


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On Dec 12, 2019, 9:09 PM, Howard E. Mahran / WA1HEM < wa1hem@...> wrote:

Thanks everyone for the replies. To clarify Iā€™m wondering if I need to ground the counterpoise to a grounding rod - not grounding for lightning protection, which, if I understand it correctly, is a different matter
Howard E. Mahran
(425) 864 - 5104

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