Wireless Communications Systems Specialists
Communications that work for you!

(800) 924-2612

60th

(800) 924-2612

Sign up for our Email Newsletter

R56 Site Grounding

Lightning and power surges can do a lot of damage to your communications system. If you equipment isn't properly grounded and incorporates surge suppression, it can significantly jeopardize your network. Communications network downtime significantly impacts daily operations and much of potential downtime can be the result on non-compliance to minimum communications site standards. There are four basic types of lightning damage: physical damage, secondary effect damage, electromagnetic effect damage, and damage caused by changes in ground reference potential.

In 1987 Motorola developed the "Standards and Guidelines for Communications Sites", otherwise known as R56. These minimum standards are required to provide expected system performance, reliability, and equipment longevity. The Motorola guidelines have since become the recognized standard in the industry and serve as the most complete and rigorous specification for the protection of communications system equipment installed at public safety and commercial communications sites. If you have questions regarding your current site or a new site please contact us. We can provide you with an onsite evaluation.

freedemo

  Hytea Transparent LogoVertex Translucent     Logo White Transparent    white print tagline 2      EFJ Whi Orange      Kenwood Logo WhiRed      

live chat service provider