[time-nuts] Best location for a GPS antenna...?

Attila Kinali attila at kinali.ch
Thu Apr 12 15:22:57 EDT 2012


On Thu, 12 Apr 2012 15:02:48 -0400
David McGaw <n1hac at Alum.Dartmouth.ORG> wrote:

> Best would be to have a lightning rod in the vicinity of and above the 
> antenna.  A sharp-pointed rod does not attract lightning, it REPELS it 
> and has a cone of protection under it.  While the effect is not 
> understood, it apparently discharges the surrounding air through corona 
> discharge - the sharper the better.

I'd like to read more on that, do you have any good references?

			Attila Kinali
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