[TowerTalk] Insurance for Tower
jimlux at earthlink.net
Fri Nov 29 09:37:15 EST 2013
On 11/28/13 7:22 PM, Roger (K8RI) on TT wrote:
> On 11/28/2013 11:36 AM, Kenneth Goodwin wrote:
>> Jim has hit the nail on the head. Another area that all of the major
>> insurance carriers departed from after Hurricane Ike was the Texas coast
>> (one mile from any body of water was the State Farm cancellation
>> policy). I
>> wouldn't file a claim today unless the entire house was damaged so
>> essentially I am only insured against a total loss. Even then if you
>> the details of an insurance policy, the claim rules change significantly.
>> Most of these changes (e.g., change in the deductible for peril against a
>> named storm)
> Named Storm: Does that now mean the new policy of naming winter storms
> removes them as well?
The naming of winter storms is peculiar to "the Weather Channel" as a
marketing strategy. The National Weather Service/NOAA does not name
winter storms. Winter storms are not like hurricanes and typhoons which
follow a distinct path, etc. You'll note that they don't name tornadoes.
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