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Old 4-Jun-2019, 6:33 AM   #2
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Based on the information you've provided, I can't say that one route is better than the other. I would favor the shortest, most direct path.

Because you have a ground rod at the antenna location, you are correct to bond it to the existing electrical service grounding system... 6 AWG is the minimum diameter wire to be used in this case according to the National Electrical Code. If there was no grounding rod at the antenna location, a 10 AWG conductor would be acceptable per the NEC Article 810.
If the well is dry and you don't see rain on the horizon, you'll need to dig the hole deeper. (If the antenna can't get the job done, an amp won't fix it.)

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