Perhaps a knowledgeable person can answer the following:
Every time there is a thunderstorm, why don't the commercial stations
(radio and TV) shut down their xmtrs and unplug their coax?
Do they do a grounding job so far above and beyond the Polyphaser
standard (ground rods, bulkhead, surge suppressors, common point
ground, etc.) that it's OK to stay connected? Or, do they just keep
replacing equipment as it blows up?
Bottom line, what does it take to stay connected? How about something
like a Top Ten box that automatically switches all lines to ground
when off the air? (is this feasible Dave or George?)
Barry Kutner, W2UP Internet: firstname.lastname@example.org
Newtown, PA FRC alternate: email@example.com
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