[CQ-Contest] CQ-Contest Digest, Vol 210, Issue 9

Steve London n2icarrl at gmail.com
Thu Jun 4 15:27:09 EDT 2020

On 06/04/2020 12:50 PM, giwagner at k5kg.com wrote:
> Dennis, I had a similar experience last August.  We took two nearby
> lightning strikes 20 days apart.  Lost a lot of equipment, but all damage
> seemed to come through the Comcast Xfinity cable (copper, not fiber).  As
> part of the recovery, I had a Comcast tech come to the house.  He discovered
> that my cable ground was loosely attached to a painted surface. He removed
> that one and put on a more substantial one directly to a ground rod.

If you have 2 (or more) ground rods, not bonded together, you are still screwed. 
Please read K9YC's link, or watch N0AX's CTU presentation on this subject.

Steve, N2IC

More information about the CQ-Contest mailing list