Re: Railroad Track Ground

        I love the idea of having a huge diesel-electric generator at 
your disposal for the gig as well :)   Also, discharges to overhead 
wires would add greatly to the power level ;)  I remember a
spectacular lightning strike here one night that hit a substation. I
reckon half the National Grid contributed to the resulting arc.


> I have plans for a BIG transpotable coil system.  One idea has
> been to mount it on several flatbed railway cars.  The tracks are
> in my opinion an excellent ground counterpoise which come as a
> free benefit of such a scheme.  Before I did this however with a
> huge machine I would check possible effects on nearby railway
> track monitoring and control electronics/electrics.    If you are
> operating on an abandoned section of track you should have no
> problems.