[TowerTalk] Back of desk grounding buss

Ian White gm3sek at ifwtech.co.uk
Sun Mar 23 04:21:29 EDT 2014

>> That sounds like a L-O-N-G connection from Mars,
>> to Earth ground!
>> [ducking for the upcoming Stooge slap]
>That's why we have white knuckles until we're on the surface.  Because
>everyone knows you can't have a decent radio without a connection to
>ground.  We DO of course, write JPL in Morse Code as Curiosity drives
>I don't know what they'll do in the UK, because on Mars, getting an
>electrical connection to earth would take a long wire.
>[And now I'm ducking to avoid brickbats from Ian and others...]
>[Shall I throw in a Lucas, the prince of darkness, joke?]

Sure, but maybe not right now... I'm cleaning up the drips of oil from
under the engine.

73 from Ian GM3SEK

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