> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:towertalk-
> email@example.com] On Behalf Of Bill Turner
> Sent: Tuesday, July 11, 2006 2:14 PM
> To: Jim Brown
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] CATV & Phone grounds
> ORIGINAL MESSAGE:
> On Tue, 11 Jul 2006 11:55:08 -0700, you wrote:
> >Yes. If you think of lightning as DC, you're likely to be in
> >serious trouble. IEEE studies show that the energy content in
> >lightning has a broad peak around 1 MHz, with significant
> >content well above and below that range.
> ------------ REPLY SEPARATOR ------------
> That raises an interesting question. As I understand it, lightning
> really does flow in one direction, making it DC but having a
> square-wave nature. Is that where the HF component comes from?
> Lightning doesn't really change directions, does it?
> Bill, W6WRT
Yes Bill, you have it correct.
When building an ideal ground system for lightning it should end up being an
excellent RF ground system for a 160 meter vertical.
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