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[TowerTalk] Length of Mast

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Length of Mast
From: (Paul Playford)
Date: Sun Jun 1 00:23:56 2003
The lightning rods on barns are designed to ATTRACT lightning.

de Paul, W8AEF

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From: "Jerry Keller" <>
To: "(Reflector) TowerTalk" <>
Sent: Sunday, June 01, 2003 12:04 AM
Subject: [TowerTalk] Length of Mast

> My 40' tower will have a 12 foot mast. I've heard it's a good idea to
> a sharp-pointed rod at the top of the mast... supposedly to reduce the
> of a lightning the lightning rods I see on barns.  If it's
> true, does it really help a lot?  (I don't notice a lot of other hams
> it, so I'm wondering)
> Jerry K3BZ
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