On Mon, 03 Feb 2003 11:24:43 -0500 John Silberman <email@example.com>
> Once you think you have the right pole, with radio in hand, kick the
> pole with the flat of your foot. Don't use your car or anything
> The pole should stand the impact and it you're at the correct pole,
> lightening arrestor, contactor, guy, etc, that's causing the problem
> will hear the change in your radio.
A faulty lightning arrestor, which is a high probability of
being the problem in this case, does not change its noise
characteristics when the pole is vibrated. Ref: Orr's
"Interference Handbook," and personal experience.
Dave Hachadorian, K6LL