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[Towertalk] Ground loops

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Subject: [Towertalk] Ground loops
From: (Steve Maki)
Date: Sat, 03 Aug 2002 00:31:24 -0400
W8JI wrote:

>Last Sunday I had three direct hits on my 318ft tower within 15 
>minutes. One of the hits was enough to blow a RG-8 cable completely 
>out of a connector on the bulkhead feedthrough of the repeater shed 
>next to the tower. All of our TV sets are now magnetized (they lost 
>color purity, so I need to degauss them).   

Good luck with that. I had the same thing happen a couple of years
ago - the picture tubes on two sets now seem to be permanantly
magnetized. I've got a humongous degaussing coil that seems to
straighten things out for a few hours, but by the next day the
colors are jacked around again.


Steve K8LX 

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