Separation Distance Between Communications Cables and Lightning Conductors

When practicable, a separation of at least _____ shall be maintained between communications cables on buildings and lightning conductors.

a) 6 ft
b) 8 ft
c) 10 ft
d) 12 ft

See answer and applicable Code reference

The correct answer is: a) 6 ft

Article 800 covers the installation requirements for communications circuits and equipment. As per 800.53, "Where practicable, a separation of at least 6 ft shall be maintained between communica

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