[TowerTalk] Back of desk grounding buss
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Sun Mar 23 06:53:06 EDT 2014
I didn't put a rover on mars but I do grounding on cell and broadcast
sites for a living working in telecom. Does that count?
(not to take anything away from you Jim) :)
73 Dave n4zkf
On 3/22/14 3:08 PM, "Jim Brown" <jim at audiosystemsgroup.com> wrote:
>On 3/22/2014 10:13 AM, Patrick Greenlee wrote:
>> When there is a group grope debating the number of angels dancing on
>> the head of a pin
>Ham radio "conventional wisdom" is full of misconceptions, and grounding
>is one of the greatest. These misconceptions lead most hams to do dumb
>things that are expensive and wrong. They can also make lightning damage
>more likely, and make hum, buzz, and RF noise much worse.
>Understanding what matters and what doesn't with grounding isn't "angels
>dancing on the head of a pin," it's what's safe, what works, and what
>In case you don't know, Jim Lux is an engineer at JPL, the guys who put
>those rovers on Mars. He's also a contributor to the ARRL Handbook.
>73, Jim K9YC
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