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General VHF/UHF Lightning Arrestor Considerations

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Summary

A high-level summary is presented here in quick, bulleted form.  More details are provided below. It is important to understand that the recommendations for lightning arrestors apply to any simplex FM station, whether it is used for voice or data communications.

 

Details

DC Blocking vs. Non-DC Blocking Arrestors

 

Inductor vs. Gas Discharge Tube

 

Suitability for DC Grounded Antennas vs. Non-DC Grounded Antennas

 

Installation

 

Notes on Some Specific Arrestors in Use

 

References


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This page was last updated on 01-Apr-2018