Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Repentigny, Quebec, Canada
Need advice to ground antenna
I'd need your advice as to how to ground my antenna. I mean, I know I need to connect a copper or aluminium (no. 8 or 10) to a ground rod driven at least 3 feet into the ground. Thing is, my antenna is not on the side of the house were there's a flat wall that goes to the basement. It is the carport.
I've attached a picture of the front of the house. The red circle is were the booster is connected, therefore the ground my be connected just before that. I cannot do that on the back of the house as I have a wooden deck that prevent me to put a ground rod there. So must be on the side, or the front (which I'd need to cover somehow). I've read that I must avoid any 90 degree turns or heavy turn with the cable...based on my setup, will be hard to avoid.
So, question is. Is someone having a good suggestion about how to ground the antenna? I cannot move the antenna as on the side of the carport I'd be too low, and on the other side of the house I have a pine which goes twice the height of the house, so cannot put the antenna there either.
Thanks in advance for your help
Last edited by stampeder; 2010-07-11 at 01:35 PM.
Reason: please use Grounding thread