[amsat-bb] Re: Lightning protection

jmfranke jmfranke at cox.net
Wed Oct 16 13:18:04 PDT 2013

The best practice varies from region to region. Omission of a single factor 
can negate any insurance claims, so the best practice is to hire the 
services of a licensed electrician who would be familiar with the local 
electrical code. The insurance company should be able to provide references.

John  WA4WDL

From: "David Carr" <dc at dcarr.org>
Sent: Wednesday, October 16, 2013 4:10 PM
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Subject: [amsat-bb] Lightning protection

> Hi group,
> I have a new wooden outbuilding and am thinking of putting a rotator on 
> the roof.  What are the best practices for lightning protection for a 
> setup like this?
> I'm not as worried about the equipment as I am the building catching on 
> fire.  There are some things inside that are very important to me.
> Thanks for the help,
> David KD5QGR
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