[RFI] Green Wire RFI

Dave Cole dave at nk7z.net
Fri Nov 13 19:55:50 EST 2020

Hopefully your house is fed with metal pipe, not PVC like mine is...

73, and thanks,
Dave (NK7Z)
ARRL Volunteer Examiner
ARRL Technical Specialist, RFI
ARRL Asst. Director, NW Division, Technical Resources

On 11/13/20 4:48 PM, K9MA wrote:
> While I generally agree that the green (ground) wire should go through the CM choke, here’s an exception: My gas water heater was shutting down whenever I was on 160. It has a grounding cord, but the ground is totally redundant because the tank is tied into the copper plumbing. (That would not be the case with non-metallic plumbing.) I made a choke with a two-wire extension cord, and left the green wire open. No more cold showers.
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> Scott K9MA
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