5 tripod grounding, Tripod grounding, 11. ground rod and clamp – Campbell Scientific CM110, CM115, CM120 Tripod Installation User Manual
Tripod Installation Manual Models CM110, CM115, CM120
6.1.5 Tripod Grounding
Place the clamp over the ground rod and drive the rod (close to the center of
the tripod) using a sledgehammer or fence post driver. Strip 1/2 in. of
insulation from both ends of the black 4 AWG ground wire. Insert one end of
the ground wire between the clamp and ground rod and tighten the bolt on the
clamp. Attach the other end of the ground wire to the lug on the tripod base as
shown in FIGURE 6-12.
FIGURE 6-11. Ground rod and clamp
Strip 1/2 in. of insulation from the ends of the green 12 AWG wire. Attach one
end of the wire to the tripod ground lug, and the other end to the enclosure
ground lug as shown in FIGURE 6-12.
Mount the lightning rod and clamp to the tripod mast as shown in FIGURE