How can I protect elec. equipment from solar flares? : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) Preparation Forum : One Thread

Solar flares did a real number on Quebec in 1989. They are due to peak again next year (in fact we've had some pretty bigs ones already).

Is there any way to protect computers, appliances, etc from upcoming flares?

Does anyone have a link?

Thanks Tim

-- Tim Jacob (, December 05, 1999


Don't worry,

The damage was done largely due to induction into the long north south transmission lines. Utilities learnd from it and have designed the net and switching to cancel the effect to a large part. Just protect as you would protect for other dirty power.You have not long enugh wire on your property to be concerned.( we are talking miles here) Also the sun spot max will NOT coincide with y2K it is predicted for the midd of next year.

-- RickJohn (, December 06, 1999.

Rickjohn - thanks Tim

-- Tim Jacob (, December 08, 1999.

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