Earthing in Communications

Duration

1.0 Days

Course Code

TEAR1

Course Requirements

N/A

Ratio of Trainers to Trainees

1 to 12

 

Introduction

This course will provide the participants with a good understanding of the principles of lightning protection and grounding of telecommunications facilities, such as self-supporting radio towers, guyed masts, monopoles and rooftop antenna mounting frames and structures and how techniques are applied in the field to protect these structures and the associated equipment, staff and the general public.

This course will provide the participants with a good understanding of the principles of lightning protection and grounding of telecommunications facilities, such as self-supporting radio towers, guyed masts, monopoles and rooftop antenna mounting frames and structures and how techniques are applied in the field to protect these structures and the associated equipment, staff and the general public.

Structure Protection

                LighteningProagation

                Touch/Steppotential

                Rolling sphereprinciple

                Air terminationnetworks

                Down conductors

                Earth rods &plates

Feeder Earthing

                Kit contents

                Points ofattachment

                Principles ofattachment

Waveguide Earthing

                Kit contents

                Points ofattachment

                Principles ofattachment

Radio systems Earthing

                Lighteningfinials

                Earthing straps

                Principles ofattachment

Surge arrestor

Weathering

                Weathering theory

                Use of differentmaterials

                Characteristicsof materials used   

                Testing &Maintenance    

                Limitations oftesting of operational structure

                Inspection andreporting


All equipment provided

If you would like to take the course of a date not shown please get in touch to organise a training day to suit your company.

Please contact us on 01524 736510 or email us on info@xitraining.co.uk.