Had a VERY similar thing here as well...found out the
My two outlets that were tripping did in fact test ok with
the built in test button,....but my electrician tested them
on his work bench and they did not pass..
ALSO, had a little bit of water in an outlet outside on one
of the effected circuits.....hmmmmmm
Changed out the outlest and bought two new GFI
outlets....and no more issues...even at FULL + power!..
Jose Castillo N4BA
Gary "Joe" Mayfield wrote:
> I finally got something up in the air, not much just a 20' high dipole on 40
> meters. It loads up fine, and I can hear a suprizing amount of stuff on the
> band, but when fed with 100 Watts it trips about a third of the GFI outlets
> in the house. The ones closest to and furthest from the antenna tripped and
> the ones in the middle did not (all seperate circuits). I assume it is the
> wire length that is getting me. The GFIs were made by Levitron and Pass &
> Seymour. The Pass & Seymour "premium" GFI was installed in 2004, and the
> house was built in 2000.
> I would be willing to pay a "premium" price for GFIs with a little filtering
> built in. Does such a thing exsist? A quick check on the internet reveals
> many folks with this problem and few solutions. What have other folks done?
> Thanks for the Help and 73,
> See: http://www.mscomputer.com for "Self Supporting Towers", "Wireless
> Weather Stations", and lot's more. Call Toll Free, 1-800-333-9041 with any
> questions and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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Stations", and lot's more. Call Toll Free, 1-800-333-9041 with any questions
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