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Safety Instructions
GROUND CLAMP
TO ROTATOR CONTROL UNIT
TO EXTERNAL ANTENNA
TERMINALS OF PRODUCT
ELECTRIC
SERVICE
EQUIPMENT
National Electrical Code
NEC -
* Antenna Discharge Unit is not required if lead in conductors are enclosed in a
continuous metallic shield that is permanently and effectively grounded.
I I M M P P O O R R T T A A N N T T
R R E E A A D D
B B E E F F O O R R E E
I I N N S S T T A A L L L L A A T T I I O O N N
Antenna grounding and safety warning
1. Outdoor antennas and lead-in conductors from antenna to a build-
ing, should not cross over open conductors of electric light or
power circuits.They should be kept away from all circuits to avoid
ANTENNA
the possibility of accidental contact.
LEAD-IN WIRE
ANTENNA
2. Each conductor of a lead-in from an outdoor antenna should be
DISCHARGE
UNIT*
connected with an antenna discharge unit. Antenna dicharge units
(NEC
SECTION
810-20)
(or Lightning Arrestors) should be located outside the building or
GROUNDING
inside the building between the point of entrance of the lead-in and
CONDUC-
TORS
(NEC SEC-
the TV, and as near as practical to the entrance of the conductors
TION 810-
21)
to the building.
POWER SERVICE GROUND-
ING ELECTRODE
SYSTEM (NEC ART 250,
PART H)
GROUND CLAMPS
Important Safety Notes
If you do not feel comfortable or competent to install this antenna we
recommend that you seek the assistance of a qualified professional
antenna installer.
Read the instructions for this device thoroughly before attempting
installation.
The installation or dismantling of any antenna near power lines is dan-
gerous. Each year hundreds of people are killed or injured while
attempting to install or service antennas. For your safety and proper
antenna installation, read and follow all safety precautions.
Choose an installation site for safety as well as performance.
All electric power lines, cable lines and telephone lines look alike.To
be safe, assume ANY overhead line can kill you.
Do not place an antenna where it could potentially fall on to, or blow
into a power line. If in doubt call your electric provider. Let them
review your site.
Outdoor antennas should be grounded with an approved lighting arrest-
ing device. Local codes may apply. Use 8 AWG or larger ground wire.
Height or other restrictions on antennas may apply to your installa-
tion depending on your proximity to an airport, or local ordinances.
Take the time to plan your installation procedure. Do all assembly
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