WATCH VIDEO: Lightning Protection and Grounding Solutions for Wireless Networks

December 4th, 2013

This is a recording of a webinar that addresses the theoretical and practical aspects of wireless communication site protection as well as safety and risk management associated with Lightning Discharge.

Overview of Lightning event and its statistical parameters

  • Lightning voltage & current wave-shapes and energy distribution on coaxial cables
  • Lightning Current and Voltage sharing on coaxial cables
  • EMF Coupling effects on tower and feeder cables during the lightning event

Grounding and bonding fundamentals for Wireless Networks

  • Tower grounding and ‘Ground Potential Rise’ considerations
  • Building /Cabinet grounding techniques
  • Ground resistance and impedance enhancement techniques

Overview of Lightning Protection technologies

  • Structural protection vs. equipment protection
  • RF, AC, DC, Telemetry and waive-guide lightning protection techniques
  • Industry standards governing lightning protection devices