[TowerTalk] Rain static and grounding
Thu, 09 Apr 1998 10:17:22 EDT
Fred Hopengarten K1VR 781/259-0088
Six Willarch Road
Lincoln, MA 01773-5105
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On Thu, 9 Apr 1998 11:21:09 +0000 "Barry Kutner" <email@example.com> writes:
>Hi all - Lately, I've noticed the static produced by rain seems to be
>a lot louder than in the past. The only change I've made to my system
>was improve the tower grounding (from 3 ground rods with clamps to 9
>ground rods Cadwelded). Could this be the cause? Any other ideas?
>El nino? :.)
K1VR: Funny you should mention this. I was thinking the same thing. The
past three days static to the West (H40AA and AB hunting) has been
fiercer than I remember. I think it is just that there's usually a storm
to the south and I'm looking at EU, but the map has been lotsa rain for
2000 miles to the West lately, and I'm looking West.
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