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Re: [TenTec] blow-up number 5

To: Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Subject: Re: [TenTec] blow-up number 5
From: Larry DiGioia <listacct@longwire.com>
Reply-to: Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2006 19:54:01 -0500
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There is a medium-power (5KW I think) FM station 1 mile away. I 
mentioned this to Paul, and he dismissed it.

Stuart Rohre wrote:

>Larry, are there any strong BC stations near you?
>I would connect a resistor of say 10,000 ohms to ground from each side of 
>the  feeder of your dipole to constantly drain static build up which is 
>common in cold dry winter weather.  Even slight wind or sway of the wires 
>could develop hundreds of volts, given the winter conditions.
>Are the leads from power supply large enough conductors and twisted all the 
>GL and 73,
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Larry  N8KU

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