Let me try that again...
Last time I hit send before typing anything.
> > I have no idea what was in that Cantenna but I assumed it
> was a high
> > probability that it was PCB, since the real PCB
I would assume the opposit. As PCBs were normally more expensive I'd expect
to find mineral oil in them. However as my pappy pointed out oh so many
years ago, expectations and reality are not always the same.
Roger Halstead (K8RI, EN73 & ARRL Life Member)
N833R, World's Oldest Debonair (S# CD-2)
> "awareness" never hit the company
> > until late in the 70s. Like Jim says, unless its in high
> concentrations or chronic
> > exposure it really isnt much of a health issue.
> In the early 70's I was swapping old radios to a local
> Toledo Edison employee for old 4160-volt pole pigs. They had
> PCB oil inside.
> He warned me that people who routinely handled the
> transformers without washing their hands seemed to have a
> high incidence of skin cancer, while people who wore gloves
> or washed up good after soaking their hands in the PCB oil
> did not.
> He actually disposed of the oil for me, before giving me the
> transformers. They still dripped oil a little. I used dozens
> of those transformers in power supplies without worry. They
> made nice HV power transformers when bridge rectified.
> 73 Tom
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