Checking Enclosure Grounding - AWS310 - AWS310-SITE - FOC201 - RME111 - AWS430

Improving Weather Station Grounding (AWS310, AWS310‑SITE, AWS430, FOC201, RME111) Technical Note

Document code
M212202EN
Revision
A
Language
English (United States)
Product
AWS310
AWS310-SITE
FOC201
RME111
AWS430
Document type
Technical note
  1. Check that the enclosure grounding cable is connected to the system grounding point.
    1
    Cable lug with hole Ø 6.2 mm (0.24 in)
    2
    System grounding point
    3
    AC (mains) cable
    4
    Enclosure grounding cable
  2. Check that the other end of the enclosure grounding cable is connected to a grounded location such as grounding connector.
    1
    System grounding point
    2
    Enclosure grounding cable
    3
    Grounding connector
    4
    Grounding cables
  3. Check that the grounding cables have not been pulled too tight.
    CAUTION Keep the curve of the down conductor smooth with a minimum radius of the bent cable 20 cm (8 in) and never over 90° angles.