[TowerTalk] 2 HAMS died in Kansas City

Pete Smith n4zr at contesting.com
Tue Jul 15 04:06:27 EDT 2008

At 10:42 PM 7/14/2008, Michael Baker wrote:
>         Why would any Ham live that close to a 7.6KV line?  Power line
>         Second thought.
>         Why the hell would I put up ANY antenna even remotely close enough
>to come in contact with a 7.6KV line?
>         Hell, I don't even want to be closer than several hundred feet from
>a line like that.

Michael, if you have above-ground power to your house, then a minimum of 
7.6 KV is no farther away than the pole with your transformer on it.

73, Pete N4ZR

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