[RFI] grounding your ham equipment

rrath at charter.net rrath at charter.net
Sun Jul 30 00:57:21 EDT 2006

Your right Tom. I just think I have been very lucky not to have had any 
problems with lightning for living here so long and next to the sub station that 
gets struck a lot. My ground system is not sufficient, but some thing is better 
than nothing. Your right, I have been very lucky.


> > 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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