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[TowerTalk] Protected Land Area

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Protected Land Area
From: (Edward Soriano, M.D., DU1OZ, KB3CNO)
Date: Fri, 26 Jun 1998 12:20:14 +0800

My newly installed 40 foot crank up tower is more or less 280 feet away
from a 120 feet tall wood post holding a VHF omni commercial antenna.
Will this high structure protect in a way my crank-up from direct
lightning hits? or 

to rephrase the question were there studies done to determine the radius
or area of a land that can be safely protected by a single high grounded
tower with lightning rod?

73 de Ed

Edward Soriano M.D., DU1OZ, KB3CNO 
Philippine Islands

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