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Old 03-03-2015, 07:43 PM   #21
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Re: Satelite Ground Specifics


90 degree angles are fine, just make them more of a quarter loop, not a squared 90.
Their is some formula where you use the radius of the cable and get a minimum bend radius that is acceptable for grounding. I can't tell you what that is though.

Are you planning on grounding the satellite itself or just the lines?

I'm not too familiar with satalite but I know that broadband companies typically require you to run your drop to the service panel and ground it there. That sometimes requires you to wrap cable lines all the way around your house. You should end up with a very short ground at that point, however I think the max length is 10'.

It seems like they change their rules every two weeks and are always in debates with the elecrical companies. Last I heard grounding to the braid by the service panel is your first choice, then a strap on the service side, then a strap on the HO side, then a clamp on the box.

If you want to ground your satalite itself, you might just want to run a line straight into the ground.
If you want to ground your lines see if you can run to the service panel first and shoot inside from there.

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