[RFI] Lightning Grounds with Insulators in SC?

qrv at kd4e.com qrv at kd4e.com
Sun Apr 9 20:28:37 EDT 2017

The link I embedded did have the photo Bruce took but it may
have been deleted from swap.qth.com

I'll get out of the middle & let you and Bruce process this.

He was concerned about potential RFI from what he was observing
- so I thought it should be seen on this list.

Thanks & 73, DavidC KD4E

> I'm curious David, have you ever read that in an
> electric utilities manual or spec sheet?
> Bruce, did you happen to get a picture of this at
> that location?
> Michael C. Martin
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: RFI [mailto:rfi-bounces at contesting.com] On
> Behalf Of qrv at kd4e.com
> Sent: Sunday, April 09, 2017 1:43 PM
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> Cc: n4jhy at yahoo.com
> Subject: [RFI] Lightning Grounds with Insulators
> in SC?
> Just saw this posted to the swap.qth.com list ...
> "Running along the South Carolina coast are two 3
> phase 115 kv feeders that power all coastal towns
> for about 45 miles. Georgetown, SC to Myrtle
> Beach."
> "About a year ago I noticed that one of the two
> lightning safety grounds, both at the top of each
> pole, now has some sort of insulators on it."
> https://swap.qth.com/view_ad.php?counter=1321021
> "While driving on a cross road, that goes under
> this power line, I noticed this arrangement on one
> of the poles."
> "Does anyone know what this is all about?"
> "Thanks, Bruce N4JHY"

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