Accession Number : AD0658177

Title :   MONTANA LASA LIGHTNING ACTIVITY FOR 1966,

Corporate Author : PHILCO-FORD CORP BILLINGS MONT EDUCATION AND TECHNICAL SERVICES DIV

Personal Author(s) : Ramsey,B. L.

Report Date : 22 MAY 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 43

Abstract : The report covers lightning activity within the Montana LASA during 1966 with excerpts from 1965 reports when applicable. Included are observations of lightning activity, damage to LASA equipment, a description of present lightning protection circuitry and discussions of the lightning counter experiment and subarray B4 Carbon Block check conducted during the year. Lightning season as used in this report refers to the period of 1 Jun through 30 September. A summary comparison of 1965 vs. 1966 figures in several categories is shown in Table 1. The method used to obtain the 1966 figures is explained in each category. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT, DAMAGE), (*LIGHTNING, ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT), CIRCUITS, PROTECTION, THUNDERSTORMS, INSTALLATION, TABLES(DATA)

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE