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[TowerTalk] Tower lightning quiery

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Tower lightning quiery
From: (Big Don)
Date: Wed, 4 Jun 1997 05:59:05 -0700 (PDT)
On Wed, 4 Jun 1997 wrote:

> [...] 
>      Insulating the guys will force the strike down the tower while if
> uninsulated guys take a hit, the turnbuckles are likely to get welded
> together.

Grounded guys scares me to death.  Remember the recent post about "four
feet of an antenna disappearing" in a lightning strike ??

Picture four feet of one of your top (grounded) guys disappearing during
the windy conditions which can accompany a thunderstorm...

Big Don

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