[RFI] Bonding to a PC
jim at audiosystemsgroup.com
Sat Mar 2 00:10:21 EST 2019
On 3/1/2019 7:10 PM, Sean Waite wrote:
> That does raise a question. If the chassis of the computer is bonded to the
> electrical ground as well as the station ground bus, does that increase
> your chances of ground loops or potential increased noise from dirt on your
> house power circuit?
No, for several reasons. First, there is no such thing as a "ground
loop," and searching for them CAUSES problems with power line noise.
Second, proper bonding and AC power wiring, as described in this link,
PREVENTS the coupling of power-related noise into equipment.
> I have my PC bonded via bolt through one of the van
> vents on the chassis. If it's doing much I can't tell, there's so much else
> going on at my house that my noise floor is pretty high anyway.
Please go and STUDY the link I provided.
73, Jim K9YC
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