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Re: [Amps] Old Power Cord

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Subject: Re: [Amps] Old Power Cord
From: "Jim Brown" <>
Date: Mon, 05 Mar 2007 10:01:45 -0800
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On Sun, 04 Mar 2007 13:50:34 -0600, Kim Elmore wrote:

>I've gone to some pains to isolate my station RF ground from the 
>mains ground and it isn't always straightforward...

This is a VERY BAD thing to do. ALL grounds within a building, MUST, 
by LAW be BONDED together by a low impedance path (that means BEEFY, 
DEPENDABLE, and SHORT). This is a requirement because it is the 
SAFEST thing you can do, both for lightning safety and safety for 
personnel. If this doesn't work for you, you need to fix your 
station, especially your antenna system. And if you've read 
somewhere that you should make that separation, burn that book!


Jim Brown K9YC

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