[TenTec] Argonaut VI Lost RX/TX on 160/80 Meters
rohre at arlut.utexas.edu
Mon Jun 15 17:56:11 EDT 2015
That is correct about grounding the shield of the coax is not enough
anymore to prevent damage. Static charge can build up on either side of
a dipole, and when it gets high enough has been seen to arc thru 600
volt rated insulation. Wind can induce static by vibrations of
insulated wires. This is known as the triboelectric charging.
Lightning itself is so fickle, its cousin, static charge, follow the
family preferences in causing damage.
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