your boring though, i woulda made a rock sculpture and left it to see how long a bite would take :3
I just got home now, would have seen a cairn, and straight on GZ to see how the culprit was :)
As for earth, battery not earthed, have thought about it.
The ground is real gnarly, just shingle packed together with glacial silt
I would not even consider bringing a digger in to do any work here unless it was 20tn
Cable from Grey pillar to modem is only 1m long so the lightning interference is coming in along the road.
All the village power is buried, very last pole before going underground is also where our transformer is, no idea about earthing at cabinet as it's just a grey box sitting on a concrete base, would love to see the connection credential of house behind the cabinet.
At our house I put in a 6.5m long galvanised rebar, down beside 2x concrete water tanks so buried 2.5m deep
I can live with Loss of signal resyncs, as long as my gear keeps working and not going up in smoke, as a DV120 did a few years back burnt out completely on inside, black mess