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Re: [TowerTalk] Resistance in house neutral

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Resistance in house neutral
From: Pete Smith <>
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2010 06:41:35 -0400
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I only see about 4 mv between the neutral and my shack ground.  I'm 
suspicious that's maybe *too* low, and could be reflecting a high 
resistance somewhere in my grounding path.  Wouldn't hurt to check it 
out, which I will do.

73, Pete N4ZR

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On 7/26/2010 5:44 PM, jimlux wrote:
> Pete Smith wrote:
>> I just measured the resistance between the neutral wire on one outlet 
>> in my shack and the SPG entry panel, which is grounded through 35 
>> feet of #2 wire to the same ground stake used by the breaker panel.  
>> To my surprise, it measured (DC) 88 ohms.  Isn't that far too high?  
>> I expect I have some trouble-shooting to do.
> I'd check to make sure it's not a voltage difference confusing the 
> ohmmeter. (If you measure the voltage between N and Gnd, it should be 
> close to zero...)

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