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Old 22-Feb-2011, 5:44 PM   #38
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If the only risk was voltage buildup between the center conductor and shield of the coax, that would be a good option.

Back to your question of
... can I get away with using the ground block just inside my basement (close to the entry point) for my antenna?
Some people get away with a lot worse... All I can do is recommend doing it right. The link I posted is a bit to wade through but it does include some links to generic drawings and my somewhat biased opinions on the subject.
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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