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[TowerTalk] Lightning Strike

To: 'Gary Schafer' <>,
Subject: [TowerTalk] Lightning Strike
From: Doug Renwick <>
Date: Sat, 08 Jul 2006 09:05:50 -0600
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I had earlier asked K4FMX for proof that his tower(s) have
NEVER been hit by lightning but Gary is unwilling to share
that information.  Then a second question entered my mind
"why would Gary mount a rabbit's foot on his tower in the
first place"?  Mmmmm.  But that is not the reason for this

My question - Is it possible to have a direct lightning
strike on a tower and yet show no visible or hidden signs on
the tower and/or appendage(s) or show no 'secondary' signs
in the immediate area surrounding the tower?


Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Porcupines and other wives tales

For those that still believe in this magic of reduction of
charge as a
protective device, I have for sale some rabbits feet that
you can hang on your tower to reduce lightning strikes. I
have had one on my tower for years and never had a strike.
Proof that they work!

Gary  K4FMX


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