I agree with Bob ..
One thing to remember ... fresh [lake] water is not very conductive ..
pour a couple 100 # bags of rock salt in the lake .. and then see what
the water gods say!
Quoting Robert Chudek - K0RC <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Oh boy... Peter...
> Too many thunderstorms, eh??? Coincidence??? I think not... it's
> obvious you have made the "water gods" extremely upset with your
> shenanigans... putting one end of your antenna into the pool...
> sheesh... you'd better jerk that wire out of there before the water
> gods alert the lightning gods about what you have done!
> 73 de Bob - KØRC in MN
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> Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2007 18:51:45 +0000
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> So I ran a ground wire from my 80 meter inverted L (60' up, 7'
> across) to my in-ground 30,000 gallon swimming pool and dropped the
> bare copper into the water. The total length of the path created is
> about 65'. Anyone ever try this? Loads up fine but since I did it
> there have been too many lurking T-storms to really try it.
> Peter W2CDO
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