> If you're disconnecting the coax outside, don't forget about the equipment
> grounds. Several years ago a friend of mine in Arlington TX had all of
> disconnected when lightning hit the top of his 60 ft. tower. The surge
> the tower and into the ground underneath his house and came back up his
> ground located on the opposite side of the house from the tower. It fried
> everything he had common point "grounded" in the shack, including his Icom
Hunh....where on earth was it going (or where NOT on earth was it going)?