[RFI] Lightning Protection

David Robbins k1ttt at verizon.net
Mon Jul 2 11:06:50 PDT 2012

On 7/2/2012 9:44 AM, dalej wrote:
> I put large loops in my coax at the top of the tower. The idea being the lightning striking the antenna goes down the coax and won't make the bend so it just shoots out the coax and not down to the rig. I suppose it's not very effective, but I had some extra up there so I figured why not.

the voltage difference between the shield and tower or shield and center conductor can't be any higher than the puncture strength of the insulation anyway.

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