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Grounding and Lightning Protection in Vaisala Outdoor Installations Technical Reference

Document code
M211786EN
Revision
B
Language
English (United States)
Product
RME111
RWS200
AWS310-SITE
AWS430
RWCC
AWS310
FOC201
Document type
User guide

Install the ground electrode to a depth indicated in Table 1. Depending on the moisture content of the soil, you can adjust the depth. For example, if the soil is very dry, install the ground electrode deeper.

Table 1. Installation Depth of Ground Electrode
Ground Electrode Type Installation Depth
Ground rod 3 m (10 ft)
Horizontal ground electrode 0.6 m (2 ft)
CAUTION Electrical safety grounding requires that the ground electrode is located below the frost level.