Re: open line lightning protection

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From: ED WELCH (ed.welch@cheaha.com)
Date: Sat Apr 19 1997 - 21:56:00 EDT


-> : I guess my question really is.....Will spark pluge really protect
-> the : solid state rigs??
->
-> Methinks Ron already knows the answer. Stop looking for the spark
-> plugs right now, they will only provide you with a false sense of
-> protection. The idea with the spark gaps was to limit the static
-> build up to a couple thousand

Interesting, but at the hamfest in Birmingham, AL today I was looking
through some of "The Wireman"'s stuff and there was actually one of
these "static-discharge" devices ready for sale to the public. I
didn't check it out real close, but if any of you go to a hamfest where
The Wireman is take a peek at it.

72/73
Ed Welch KF4KRV
NorCal Member #???
1st Grand Poobah ScQRPion of Alabama
QRP-L #873 - FISTS #2964
Luverne, Alabama
Crenshaw County - Grid EM61
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