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[TowerTalk] Lightning question

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Lightning question
From: (Pete Smith)
Date: Fri, 12 Jun 1998 10:33:42
At 03:41 PM 6/11/98 -0400, Bill Fisher - W4AN wrote:
>Does it make sense that a person with a lot of towers would stand less of 
>a chance of a strike than someone with just one tower?  To me, it seems 
>logical that 10 towers bleeding off energy would be better than just one.
>I ask because I have witnessed many T-storms at my station the past 
>couple of years and have yet to see a hit on one of the towers.  I have 
>seen MANY on the ridges around me.  

Interesting point .... I've noticed that we haven't heard from any of the
big current multi stations about what they do/don't do about lightning.  Or
N5AU with his 30 (?) towers...

73, Pete Smith N4ZR 

"That's WEST Virginia.  Thanks and 73"

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