[TowerTalk] 2 HAMS died in Kansas City - Common Sense
jruing at ameritech.net
Tue Jul 15 00:34:13 EDT 2008
My local ham friends made fun of me when I hired an electrician
to run a second 110 v and also a separate 220 v line to my new
shack in my new house. They said I should save the $250 and
put them in myself. Easy... no problem...
Bill and Bob and the others who have told stories about the
dangers of electrical current ALL UNDERSTAND why I paid
someone else to poke around in the circuit breaker box.
I am even hesitant to plug in my mew amp, which just arrived,
until I have my new circuits tested by one of those little tester
devices (I have one for 110 v but not for 220 v) and am sure it
is all proper before running the new amp.
Paranoid ?? -- YOU BET ! But I plan to be a ham for a very
long time and I respect the high voltages that re in the equipment
and (as many hams seem to forget) which form on various points
along our antennas.
============ K8JHR =============================
Bill MacLane wrote:
> Very well said.
>> time as a
>> professional. I have slowed down projects and refused to
>> work at all on others, in order for the project to be
>> safer, made engineers mad because they were going to loose deadlines.
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