Adjustable Lightning Protection Resonant Quarter Wave Stub
Original Publication Date: 2003-Jul-08
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jul-08
Lightning stubs are implemented on the front end of various types of RF receiver to protect the rest of the equipment from damage in the event of a lightning strike on the Antenna. This article describes a lightning protection stub that has been built in such a way that its resonant frequency can be adjusted. This feature has been previously unavailable on earlier designs.