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    Re: Lightning at sea
    From: Phil Camera
    Date: 2004 Oct 15, 18:46 -0500

    I won't argue as I'll admit I'm not an expert at that but I am fairly
    experienced at lightning grounding via my amateur radio background and
    trust me gang, wrapping an oxidized chain around the base of my tower
    and not providing a very low resistance path for the energy to follow
    toward ground is not the answer.  Good luck to all, Phil
    Fred Hebard wrote:
    > Oops, sorry list, I meant to send the below to George privately.  BTW,
    > he knows what he's talking about here.
    > Fred
    > On Oct 15, 2004, at 7:13 PM, Fred Hebard wrote:
    >> On Oct 15, 2004, at 5:34 PM, George Huxtable wrote:
    >>> I have news for Phil Camera. Ohm's law applies only to those
    >>> conductors
    >>> that Ohm's law applies to. Try a filament lamp, a Zinc Oxide resistor,
    >>> a
    >>> semiconductor junction, a Zener diode, an electric arc. Ohm's law
    >>> applies
    >>> to none of these. Nor does it apply to a contact between two
    >>> oxide-corroded
    >>> metal surfaces.
    >>> George.
    >> Thanks for the news report George!  I was wondering how you were going
    >> to handle that one!
    >> Fred

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