[TowerTalk] DO *NOT* WORK ON ANTENNAS During Rain

K8RI on Tower talk k8ri-tower at charter.net
Thu Jun 29 01:29:36 EDT 2006


> Went back to the antenna and slapped it with the back of my hand. This 
> time
> now shock.
> What causes that???

Probably either the 110 touching the chassis (I had a Yaesu do that) or a 
faulty bypass cap on the 110 in the rig.

OTOH it could even be a faulty plate coupleing cap, but most rigs have a 
choke to ground for that one.

Roger Halstead (K8RI and ARRL 40 year Life Member)
N833R - World's oldest Debonair CD-2

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