[TCML] Grounding Coil to Water Pipe
brandonhendershot at gmail.com
Mon Aug 30 16:07:53 MDT 2010
Wow, those are some interesting photos! The installer didn't even remove the
thick white paint from the pipe on my installatiuon...
Does anybody know who I could contact to find out whether or not my pipes
switch to PVC underground?
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From: "jimlux" <jimlux at earthlink.net>
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Sent: Monday, August 30, 2010 7:03 AM
Subject: Re: [TCML] Grounding Coil to Water Pipe
> Yurtle Turtle wrote:
>> The dish itself only has a coax connecting it to any splitters thern to
>> the receivers, and may not have to be grounded at all Does NEC cover
>> altennas? What I've seen grounded are the splitters; not the antennas
> Yes, the NEC requires grounding antennas. Article 820.
> For cable TV and satellite TV, the grounding wire requirement for the dish
> can be met by a continuous run of the coax shield, which is then bonded to
> the ground system prior to entry into the house.
> Some splitters can serve as the bonding means (they'll have a hexagonal
> head screw painted green).
> As mentioned, a huge number of satellite and cable tv installations don't
> meet code.
> http://www.kramerfirm.com/pictures/thumbnails.php?album=8 has some amusing
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