Re: Putting in ground rods, it's too quiet...

Hi everyone,

Heres some info on putting in ground rods etc that I got from

          Friday, 13 January 1995 2:54:54 PM
          rec.radio.amateur.anten Item
  From:           Michael Marmor,mmarmor-at-pluto.njcc-dot-com,News Only
  Subject:        Re: Best way to install ground rods?
  To:             rec.radio.amateur.anten
>I recently bought an 8 foot copper ground rod to be used as my
>station ground.  Does anyone have any advice or tips on ways to
>install the rod?  I am concerned that it might bend if hit with a
>sledgehammer.  Also, does the 8 foot rod need to be driven all the
>way in to have an effective ground.  (I do not know how the soil
>conductivity is at the QTH here in Princeton, New Jersey; I imagine
>conductivity dictates how deep the rod must be to function
>Michael, AA2UJ
I received many replies to my post about installing ground rods.  
Since this info may be of use to other amateurs installing antenna
systems I will post some of the replies I received.