At 09:38 AM 4/30/01 EDT, K7LXC@aol.com wrote:
>In a message dated 4/30/01 12:25:03 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
>> You might also want to consider using aluminum sheet, or mounting the
>> thinner copper on a same-size sheet of plywood for structural strength.
> Don't forget that what you want is to have the sheet mounted on
>insulating standoffs. If you DO take a strike, you may set your house on
>if your grounding plate is mounted directly on wood siding.
I realize there is potential for a leakage path to ground through the wood,
but the intent is for most of the strike energy to go to ground at the
tower end, with the disconnect/grounding panel only taking care of the
73, Pete N4ZR
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