[TowerTalk] Locating Buried Cables - Followup

Mike Harris mike.harris at horizon.co.fk
Tue Apr 11 08:27:10 EDT 2006


>> If I understand correctly what Pat is trying to do (locate cables
>> with known ends, but unknown routing), you might be able to
>> energize them with some low-frequency energy the way those
>> home wire locating tools work (I think they use a few hundred
>> kilohertz).

A rough DC car battery charger connected to the line with a bulb at 
the far end as a load.  You can usually follow the buzz on the cable 
with a portable radio tuned to the medium wave, MF or however you name 


Mike VP8NO 

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