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Ground system for a base antenna ?..

Discussion in 'CB Antennas' started by Oatmeal, Jun 14, 2014.

  1. Oatmeal

    Oatmeal Active Member

    Mar 22, 2009
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    How do you all have your ground system set up for a base antenna?..

    What do you do with the coax going to the antenna when a storm is approaching ?...

  2. dxbarefoot

    dxbarefoot W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

    May 31, 2011
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    At my shack, I installed three SO239 chassis mount's to a junction box along with banana plug recepticals. I plug my coax and ladderline into these when I am done with the radio.

    The SO239's and the box are tied together using a common ground wire going outside to a ground rod. This configuration will at least disipate any static build up.
  3. wavrider

    wavrider W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

    Jun 2, 2009
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