The one I have has the “Overload” power bar and power bar for battery power. Nice APC Brand.
I guess there is no real protection from lighting. Had a house over the weekend hit by lightning near my area.
I like Tim’s idea, but I’ve worked and been a commercial broadcast station owner. I understand series feed towers and towers with folded…[Read more]
Tim, Rich and others: Sorry I’ve not posted back. It’s been a rough two weeks Two! Two weeks ago, I had my Chez Procaster on in the house. It’s not been put up outside since I got it last October.
It was a nice Sunday Afternoon outside, then the lights started to flicker. Being I’ve worked as a Administration Clerk at a Electrical Utility, and my…[Read more]
I got to thinking this evening and I think the metal gutter on the roof is the best place to attach the ground lead. The gutter is just floating and not attach to a earth ground, like trees are. Here where I live, trees get hit by lightning. I saw one that got hit earlier this year before the Pandemic at a home of a friend of my wifes. It nearly…[Read more]
Almost a year ago, I bought a Chez Procaster. I know what the FCC Rule says in 15.219 on the Ground Lead. I’m more interested in lighting protection for the transmitter than range.
I’m going to have it installed on the size of my house going up 10 to 13 feet for the transmitter to clear the roof.
Chez says run a wire to a ground rod that is 8…[Read more]