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[TowerTalk] static drainage

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Subject: [TowerTalk] static drainage
From: (Mark Beckwith)
Date: Mon Jan 27 15:22:18 2003
> 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
his coax
> disconnected when lightning hit the top of his 60 ft. tower.  The surge
came down
> 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)?

Mark, N5OT

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