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Tips on recording the sounds of a thunderstorm.
AUDIO AMATEUR 4/1970 [Fall 1970] (v.1#4) pg. 17

Do's and don'ts to reduce the risk of being struck by lightning.
BOYS' LIFE Jul 1998 (v.88#7) pg. 19

Lightning storm monitor with automatic computer disconnect. Alerts you to nearby electrical-storm activity, then automatically closes files, saves whatever is in RAM to disk, and powers down your computer. Can be expanded to also disconnect your modem from the phone line. Est. cost: $100. Part 1.
COMPUTERCRAFT Jun 1991 (v.1#3) pg. 18

Lightning storm monitor with automatic computer disconnect. Part 2. Telephone monitor accessory lets you turn on a computer from any telephone.
COMPUTERCRAFT Jul 1991 (v.1#4) pg. 42

Spark-gap arrestor can limit static build-up and offer protection from lightning strikes on amateur radio antennas.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Apr 1980 (v.36#4) pg. 44

Primer of lightning protection. How to protect your ham antenna and gear from a lightning strike.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jul 1981 (v.37#7) pg. 42

Antenna accessories for the hamshack. Part 4. R.F. switch and lightening protective devices.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jan 1983 (v.39#1) pg. 105

How to reduce the chances of serious damage to your home and equipment from lightning strikes.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Feb 1985 (v.41#2) pg. 13

A lightning protection system for your ham radio shack.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Dec 1987 (v.43#12) pg. 76

Spark plug lightning arrester for an antenna.
ELECTRONICS ILLUSTRATED May 1964 (v.7#3) pg. 34

Storm-warning lightning monitor listens to an AM radio. When a pulse from a lightning strike is detected, LEDs light up to signal the loudness of the interference from the strike.
ELECTRONICS NOW Oct 1998 (v.69#10) pg. 39
Correction ELECTRONICS NOW Mar 1999 (v.70#3) pg. 30

Lightning protection for the electronic hobbyist.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Jul-Aug 1980 (v.20#4) pg. 55

Tips on protecting your home and yourself from lightning.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #183 Sep 1977 (v.27#6) pg. 69

How to lightning-proof a tree.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #191 Jul-Aug 1978 (v.28#6) pg. 64

Protect your home from lightning. Some tips.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #278 Apr 1987 (v.37#4) pg. 38

Things to do to reduce the chances of damage to electronic equipment caused by either a lightning strike or a surge in the power supply. Safety tips to follow during an electrical storm.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #338 May 1993 (v.43#5) pg. 10

Tips on grounding a metal roof and chimney for lightning protection.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #120 Dec 1998-Jan 1999 pg. 18
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #122 Apr-May 1999 pg. 6

The taming of lightning. How to protect people, buildings, and electronic equipment from lightning.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Nov 1986 (v.3#6) pg. 44

A high-voltage pulse generator. Use to create lightning effects, perform Kirlian photography experiments, or play with neon lights. Uses an auto ignition coil. Delivers pulses up to 30,000 volts. Can be adapted for use as an electric fence charger.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS May 1988 (v.5#5) pg. 28
Correction HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Aug 1988 (v.5#8) pg. 4

How to install a lightning arrester.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Sep-Oct 1979 (v.4#5) pg. 34

Installing a lightning rod system on your house.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #489 Feb 1969 (v.65) pg. 95

How to protect your boat from lightning by installing a lightning rod.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #550 Mar 1974 (v.70) pg. 70

How to take pictures of lightning.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #560 Jan 1975 (v.71) pg. 48

Lightning early warning system. Sounds an audible alert of approaching electrical storms to give you time to protect computer and other electronic equipment from damage.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Jul 1988 (v.5#7) pg. 30

Shock therapy. Protecting your home and loved ones from lightning. Some tips.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #118 Jul-Aug 1989 pg. 66

Avoiding hazards from lightning. Covers lightning rod systems and how to check out an old one. Also covers the protection of trees.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Apr 1978 (v.6#4) pg. 46
Added Info OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jun 1978 (v.6#6) pg. 62

Lightning rods, old and new. Advice on upgrading an antique system.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1998 (v.26#2) pg. 48

Photographing lightning storms. Includes tips on safety for you and your camera, plus suggestions on equipment and exposure times.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Apr 1980 (v.8#12) pg. 34

Lightning revisited. An overview of the causes of lightning and advice on safely making dramatic photos of lightning.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Aug 1991 (v.20#4) pg. 32

Shot in the dark. Helpful hints for photographing lightning.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Mar 1995 (v.23#11) pg. 20

Tip on grounding your CB antenna against lightning strikes.
POPULAR COMMUNICATIONS Jun 1989 (v.7#10) pg. 47

Protect yourself and your electronic equipment from the dangerous effects of lightning. Some tips.
POPULAR COMMUNICATIONS Jul 1990 (v.8#11) pg. 30

Lightning protection for a ham radio antenna.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jul 1970 (v.33#1) pg. 61

Electronic device warns of approaching lightning storms and signals an audible warning. Battery powered.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Sep 1973 (v.4#3) pg. 31

Tips on grounding your boat radio and metal parts to protect them from lightning strikes.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Aug 1974 (v.6#2) pg. 86

How to protect valuable radio equipment from lightning strikes and tips on insurance coverage for such disasters.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jan 1975 (v.7#1) pg. 72

How to properly ground a ham radio antenna and equipment to prevent damage from lightning strikes.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Aug 1976 (v.10#2) pg. 86

Build a SFERIC-level monitor. Monitor the electromagnet noise in the atmosphere caused by thunderstorms. Used in conjunction with an AM radio, this device provides a relative measure of overall electrical activity in a thunderstorm. Est. cost: $30.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Aug 1989 (v.6#8) pg. 33

Living with lightning. Good practices which might save your home or yourself from great harm.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Oct 1990 (v.7#10) pg. 32

Lightning and the radio listening post. Lowdown on lightning and how to protect your valuable radio equipment. Looks at power-line surge suppressors, antenna protection, telephone protection, etc.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] May 1994 (v.11#5) pg. 44

Secondary uses for Tesla coils. (1) Simple AM radio receiver. (2) Lightning indicator uses an LED bargraph to show signal strength.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Apr 1996 (v.13#4) pg. 77
Correction POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jul 1996 (v.13#7) pg. 6

Monitor VLF and HF signals generated by lightning with these receiver circuits.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Aug 1996 (v.13#8) pg. 66, 65

Night spectacle. Thomas Ives shares his techniques for photographing lightning storms.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Mar 1982 (v.89#3) pg. 82

Taking photographs of lightning storms. Advice on equipment, techniques, safety, etc.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY May 1991 (v.98#5) pg. 50

How to photograph lightning strikes.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1996 (v.60#9) pg. 51

Lightning protection for electronic equipment. Tips on protecting antennas and chassis from small lightning hits.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Mar 1977 (v.48#3) pg. 81

Build this thunderstorm alarm. Alarm sounds when lightning strikes are detected within 10 to 20 miles.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Mar 1980 (v.51#3) pg. 56

Lightning generator will produce 1,000,000-volt volts up to 24" long. Est. cost: $35 to $50.
RADIO-TV EXPERIMENTER Jun-Jul 1968 (v.24#3) pg. 51

How to photograph lightning using a 35mm camera.
RANGEFINDER Mar 1990 (v.39#3) pg. 16

The adventures of a lightning chasing photographer. Includes tips on taking photos of lightning and safety rules when near lightning.
SCIENCE PROBE! Nov 1990 (v.1#1) pg. 32

Find and track thunderstorms using their radio waves.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN May 1963 (v.208#5) pg. 167

Experiment to determine that lightning has struck by "listening" to the signals generated by electromagnetic disturbances.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Jan 1973 (v.228#1) pg. 116

Experiment to use an antenna to listen to the electromagnetic disturbances generated by lightning and other magnetic storms.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Jan 1973 (v.228#1) pg. 116

Measuring the electrical charge on raindrops. Build a device that will use the principle of electrical induction to measure the magnitude of a charge on a raindrop.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Aug 1997 (v.277#2) pg. 84

The art of photographing lightning.
SHUTTERBUG #276 Sep 1993 (v.22#11) pg. 22

Lightning lessons for the boater. How to protect your boat and yourself from lightning.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #59 Feb-Mar 1988 pg. 17

A sky-watcher's guide to lightning. How to appreciate it and stay safe.
SUNSET Jul 1984 (v.173#1) pg. 54

Lightning ground system for boats. Basic theory and practice.
WOODENBOAT #136 May-Jun 1997 pg. 70