[RFI] grounding your ham equipment

Tom Rauch w8ji at contesting.com
Sat Jul 29 16:43:29 EDT 2006

> I live across the street from a power sub station. My 
> tower and antennas are
> higher than any thing at the sub station. During lightning 
> storms, the sub
> station get hammered with lightning and my tower has been 
> left alone. I
> have lived here for over 15 yrs with no problem. (now that 
> this is all been
> told, the next lightning storm I will have a strike, hi 
> hi) I hope this helps.
> Rod

That's all fine, but a ground won't prevent a tower from 
getting hit. The best ground in the world will make zero 
difference in the number of strikes.

73 Tom 

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