Need help/suggestions with an outdoor antenna ground

Old 12-16-16, 12:00 PM
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Need help/suggestions with an outdoor antenna ground

House was built in the 50's, if that matters. Just installed roof mount antenna for TV. Was told to ground it to house ground, which would be going from electrical panel(meter) to the ground. There are no wires going into the ground, where a this stuff mounts to the house. There is a previous cable tv box and they have a small ground wire from the coax splitter to the outside top of the electric meter (shown in pic) and I previously had Directv and they had it grounded to the water pipe (show in other pic), but it only goes to the back of the water heater (over flow or blow off valve thing).....I see nothing going into the ground. Do I need to install a rod in the ground, or can I ground the antenna and coax, just to the top of the outside electric panel? Thank you all!
Old 12-16-16, 12:49 PM
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The shell of the meter box, main panel or any metal conduits feeding them are legal spots for grounding telecom systems.

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