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Old 05-16-2018, 06:36 PM   #1
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Grounding a satellite install

I have a permanent camping spot and a pole mounted directv dish. Not sure what to do about grounding the lnb/coax.

Any suggestions or should I not worry about it?
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Old 05-16-2018, 07:02 PM   #2
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Get one of these at Lowes/Home Depot/Menards.
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Old 05-16-2018, 07:19 PM   #3
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Yup. Got one. I canít find anything to run a ground wire to from that ground block.
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Old 05-16-2018, 07:32 PM   #4
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Drive a rod into the ground and clamp the wire to it.
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Drive a rod into the ground and clamp the wire to it.
Correct, they make special ground rods if you don't have anything at hand.
https://www.amazon.com/Skywalker-Sig.../dp/B009OMMRMO
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X2 on the ground rod... The longer the better.... I noticed the one shown from AMAZON was only 4-feet long. I almost think that should be a 6-foot length if you could find one...

When you drive the 4-footer into the ground and leave out a foot or so above the ground for connecting to it not much is actually touching the ground...

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