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Re: [TowerTalk] PORKYPINE Lightning Protection

To: "David Jordan" <>,"'Todd Coulter'" <>, <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] PORKYPINE Lightning Protection
From: Bill Winkis <>
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2007 11:12:54 -0400
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  I have them on two towers at 105 -145 feet ... I have a people 
knock on my door telling me the tower was on fire...???? At times 
with impending thunderstorms, heavy air with ozone, they will 
sparkle, blue/white with a "Rice Krispies" sound!!


  At 10:39 AM 6/19/2007, David Jordan wrote:
>Its lightning protection...supposed to disperse the charge before it grows
>large enough to create a plasma path for a direct strike...lots of info in
>archives about this technology...pros and cons...
>-----Original Message-----
>[] On Behalf Of Todd Coulter
>Sent: Monday, June 18, 2007 8:56 PM
>To: 'WA3GIN in Alex. City, VA';
>Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] PORKYPINE Lightning Protection
>I did not see the video, but aren't there some very similar devices that
>are used to keep birds from landing on top of things like that??
>                                 Todd
>                                 N4JRZ
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