>Would it suffice to run the coax down to the ground for a few feet (for
>lightning protection) and then back up to the house and around, then in?
A good source for lighting protection information is Polyphaser's web site
Look at their online library which has quite alot of good information in .pdf
I very much doubt you will want to use their products as they are aimed at
commericial users but the information you can get there is very useful.
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