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I have did a lot of reading on the rangemaster site in the last few days. I found this on the site talking about grounding.
“If there is a concern about the wire adding extra radiation the wire could be encased in an electrical conduit, grounded at the ground end only. We don’t feel that in most cases, a properly designed ground system will add significantly to the overall radiation of the system, however if your system requires it, we stock an RFI filter that you can place in series with the ground terminal of the transmitter (needs to be placed physically right at the transmitter ground terminal to be effective) that will suppress RF radiation from the ground system. Just let us know when ordering and we will include the filter.”
If I put in this filter I would think if inspected by the FCC that it would prove to them that the ground was only intended for lighting protection and not to any way enhance the transmitter radiation. From what I have read about FCC inspections a lot of it has to do with your intent to bend or break the rules.