Re: Putting in ground rods, it's too quiet...
Subject: Re: Putting in ground rods, it's too quiet...
From: mconway-at-deepthnk.kiwi.gen.nz (Mark Conway)
Date: 08 Jul 1995 18:42:46 GMT
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Heres some info on putting in ground rods etc that I got from
Friday, 13 January 1995 2:54:54 PM
From: Michael Marmor,mmarmor-at-pluto.njcc-dot-com,News Only
Subject: Re: Best way to install ground rods?
>I recently bought an 8 foot copper ground rod to be used as my
>station ground. Does anyone have any advice or tips on ways to
>install the rod? I am concerned that it might bend if hit with a
>sledgehammer. Also, does the 8 foot rod need to be driven all the
>way in to have an effective ground. (I do not know how the soil
>conductivity is at the QTH here in Princeton, New Jersey; I imagine
>conductivity dictates how deep the rod must be to function
I received many replies to my post about installing ground rods.
Since this info may be of use to other amateurs installing antenna
systems I will post some of the replies I received.