Jim et al:
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Lux" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "K4SAV" <RadioIR@charter.net>
Sent: Tuesday, February 26, 2008 2:11 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Lightnig Arrestors at tower base or house entrance?
> Maybe all this guestimation is totally out of the ballpark.
> I know that if I were doing it, I'd probably just put grounded bulkhead
> connectors at the base, if only for convenience. But, I'd be interested
> if someone can point to an actual analysis or measurement of the system.
> Jim, W6RMK
In the early chapters of his book <The Grounds for Lightning
Protection>, Roger Block delves into a bit of the math to calculate voltage
rise due to lightning strikes on towers. You know, el dee aye dee tee
stuff. The entire book is a worthwhile read for us tower owners especially.
Also on the Polyphaser web pages you can find these white papers on
lightning protection theory and practice:
Gene Smar AD3F
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