[TowerTalk] Challenging Grounding/Bonding Situation ?

john at kk9a.com john at kk9a.com
Sat Sep 13 12:56:07 EDT 2014

Even with everything disconnected, lightning is induced into unconnected
wires and can cause damage inside your home.

John KK9A

To:	TowerTalk <towertalk at contesting.com>
Subject:	Re: [TowerTalk] Challenging Grounding/Bonding Situation ?
From:	Bill Turner <dezrat at outlook.com>
Date:	Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:22:57 -0700
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When lightning is around, I disconnect all coax and rotator cables and
I disconnect them at the base of the tower. I have connectors
installed there just for that purpose. There is no path into the

Like I said, lightning does not want to go into your house, it wants
to go to ground. Why give it a path into the house via a ground wire?
Makes no sense.

73, Bill W6WRT

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