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Re: [TowerTalk] New power line phenomena problem

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] New power line phenomena problem
From: "Robert Shohet" <>
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2004 15:14:32 -0500
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Wow!  If "power can drop off the lines" does that mean that we can be
electrocuted if
we are standing underneath and it falls on us?


Bob KQ2M

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Subject: [TowerTalk] New power line phenomena problem

> Greetings, TowerTalkians --
>     With all the recent talk about the proposed BPL, I got a kick out of
> article in the local paper about HV power lines.
>     "Right now, it's kind of low," said Ted Wiegert, whose Malty property
> lies under the power lines. "But serveral times last week, I woke up and
> house was just buzzing (from the power lines)."
>     He also said that he was shocked once from his own fence. Because of
> high voltage, power can drop off the lines, charging metal nearby,
> Power officials acknowledge.  Seattle Times, January 21, 2004.
> Cheers,
> Steve     K7LXC


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