(c) Remove the driving stud, connect a second ground rod to the first with a
coupler, and screw in the driving stud. Put on protective goggles and hammer in the
ground rod until about 5 inches are above ground.
(d) Remove the driving stud. Connect a third ground rod to the second
ground rod with the coupler, and screw the driving stud to the coupler on the third
(e) Repeat the procedure ( (a) through (d) above) at the five other marked
(2) Safety Area Rope. Tie one end of the 300-foot roll of orange safety
rope to one end of the 100-foot roll of identical rope. Tie one end of the
resultant 400-foot safety area rope to the top of one safety area rope stake.
Extend the rope around the perimeter of the safety area and tie the rope at the top
of the five remaining safety area rope stakes. Coil the remaining rope and lay it
on the ground near the last stake.
(3) Caution Plates and Warning Strips. Attach two caution plates on each
side of the area safety rope, each approximately 30 feet from the corner stakes
on the 120-foot sides; and 17 feet from the corner stakes on the 70-foot sides.
Attach the 24 orange warning strips as shown. Alternate between the 3/4-inch
and the 2-inch wide warning strips.
(4) Antenna Stake Lanyards. To support the antenna stakes, tie each lanyard
to the top of the adjacent safety rope stake at each corner. Coil and lay the
remaining part of the lanyard on the ground near the safety rope stake.
If the antenna is connected to a transmitter, make certain the
radio operator has disconnected the antenna rf cable from the
Do not try to take down the antenna during an electrical storm.