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Old 15.07.2009, 16:42
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Re: Lightning Risk

You can perform a simple but effective test to see if you are susceptible to lightening strike, simply obtain a two metre long fluorescent tube and wearing something of rather poor insulating properties such as hob nail boots, stand under the largest electricty pilon you can find. Wave the tube aloft as high as you can. If the tube lights up then you are at risk otherwise you're OK. You can also try this test using a long aluminium rod and you might try using a seperate earth strap made from copper wire for proper test conditions.
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