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Re: Protecting radio from static



 make sure antenna is a dc grounded antenna like a J pole 
then make sure antenna is grounded to the structure that it is in
> 
> We will soon send a remote controllable ground station to SANAE in 
> Antarctica.  I was told that high voltages, built up on the antennas 
> (there is no proper ground), will blow the front end of the radio if 
> it is not properly protected.  Will a 10 k shunt resistor over the 
> radio's antenna ports do the job?  We will use an Icom IC-821H.


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