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Re: [OM] Paul's PAW - First attempt at sunset

Subject: Re: [OM] Paul's PAW - First attempt at sunset
From: Paul Braun <pbraun42@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2014 11:18:25 -0500
On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 10:52 AM, Ken Norton <ken@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Paul, did you know that the Valpo area has the second highest
> concentration of lightening strikes in the country? The towers there
> have to have extra static discharge wicks on them, including
> mid-points. Without the midpoint wicks, the lighting will strike the
> tower partway down and end up taking out the feedlines. In fact, many
> of the towers have some interesting "hats" on them which are made up
> of thousands of needles.
> Just thought you might like to know. This is something unique to that
> area, which spans about fifty miles around the bottom of the lake.
> I didn't know that.  I have seen a lot during t-storms, though.

I'd like to try and get some lightning shots at some point, if I can figure
out how to do it without getting killed.

Paul Braun
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