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Re: [TowerTalk] Coax as powerline - NOT

To: "Jim Miller" <JimMiller@STL-OnLine.Net>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Coax as powerline - NOT
From: Bill Turner <>
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2008 09:10:25 -0700
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On Tue, 15 Apr 2008 10:32:08 -0500, "Jim Miller"
<JimMiller@STL-OnLine.Net> wrote:

>problem is that the difference in voltage measured across the two conductors
>occurs partially on BOTH conductors.  THAT leaves the "ground" side of the
>coax at some potential that is above ground. 

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Not wanting to belabor the obvious, but this same issue exists in any
two-wire AC mains system, not just one using coax. That is one reason
(among others) why modern 120 VAC mains systems use three wires: hot,
neutral and ground. 

73, Bill W6WRT


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