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Subject: [TowerTalk] Disconnecting cables and lightning (questions--
From: (Eric Gustafson Courtesy Account)
Date: Thu, 4 Jun 1998 15:33:02 -0700

Yes, please do not bow out and remove one of the most qualified
participants from the discussion.  Let us sort out the good
information from the deja-moo.  Trust me, it isn't that hard to do.

73, Eric  N7CL

To: <>
>Date: Thu, 04 Jun 1998 09:25:40 -0400
>From: Pete Smith <>
>At 06:37 PM 6/3/98 -0700, you wrote:
>>There is a "typical" commercial site grounding check list in Appendix B
>>(I think, don't have the book in front of me) of the PolyPhaser "Grounds"
>>I have decided not to reply to the various postings by experts,
>non-experts and
>That's too bad - I've always found your comments enlightening.  The only
>difficulty I have with the Polyphaser book is that it assumes that the
>equipment must remain on and connected at all times, and then prescribes
>protective measures for that situation.  What I want to know is whether
>disconnection of all conductors outside the structure is an alternative
>that would provide similar, better or worse protection than leaving those
>conductors connected with the full complement of protective measures. 
>73,  Pete Smith N4ZR
>In wild, wonderful, fairly rare WEST Virginia

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