[TowerTalk] DO *NOT* WORK ON ANTENNAS During Rain
n4zr at contesting.com
Thu Jun 29 06:24:32 EDT 2006
One of the absolutely classic electrician's errors is to reverse the two wires at an outlet, placing the supposedly cold line 115 volts above ground. All then usual stores sell a very inexpensive neon light tester that will warn of this and a number of other conditions. You just plug it into the outlet.
Don't ask how I found out. ;^)
At 12:39 AM 6/29/2006, you wrote:
>> This time I personally went to check his work and the rig was off, so I
>> unscrewed the coax from the back of the rig.
>> Went back to the antenna and slapped it with the back of my hand. This
>> time now shock.
>> What causes that???
>My guess would be a faulty rig or power supply, and/or bad grounding. My
>hunch is you have a problem with the AC power supply or the AC power in your
>house could be at fault.
>Sounds like a challenge!
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