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by Fabian_Pruitt
Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: SDR Antennas
Topic: Protection agains lightning strikes
Replies: 5
Views: 5998

Re: Protection agains lightning strikes

Hi Mike I read the article 810 about grounding your antenna which I found interesting. A friend who's been a radio operator for 40yrs said the 810 article was well over the top and not to pay too much attention to it because we ground our antenna masts as a matter of course here in the Uk. It isn't ...
by Fabian_Pruitt
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: SDR Antennas
Topic: Protection agains lightning strikes
Replies: 5
Views: 5998

Re: Protection agains lightning strikes

Firstly, thank you both for taking the time to reply. I must confess this is my first venture into the world of radio and at 73 I've left it a bit late. But I am a computer user and was fascinated when I came across the videos about the SDRPlay. I must admit I posted this request in haste because I'...
by Fabian_Pruitt
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: SDR Antennas
Topic: Protection agains lightning strikes
Replies: 5
Views: 5998

Protection agains lightning strikes

Hi As a complete newcomer to SDR, I started with a 'Nooelec' dongle with one of those tiny 6in whip antennas which did nothing to bring in any signals what so ever. Just got a load of varying static and pretty graphics. Not to be put off by this I bought an SDRPlay RSP1A and a Discone antenna. I int...