[CQ-Contest] Rain is one thing...but, er, ah...

Scott Robbins srobbins at usit.net
Tue Oct 28 19:35:24 EST 1997

At 02:31 PM 10/27/97 -0600, you wrote:
>On Mon, 27 Oct 1997, Bill Fisher - W4AN wrote:
>> On a slightly different subject...  I had several instances of very close 
>> lightning strikes this weekend.  It was interesting to watch the radios 
>> after the strikes.  The S-meter would deflect to full scale and slowly 
>> fall back to the left as the charge disapated.  
>My weird story...lightning would trip my VOX..not the thunder, but the
>lightning.  The VOX would trip with the flash, then the thunder would
>happen a second or two later. I probably should have shut down.
>-Larry K4AB

Excuse me for pointing out the obvious, but I think being on the air
during an active nearby lightning storm can present a significant
health hazard. 

Scott Robbins, W4PA 

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