[time-nuts] 60 Hz measurement party
herbert3 at centurytel.net
Mon Jun 27 18:02:32 UTC 2011
Well, I guess my response to your invitation to comment won't be any worse
than "pip" time. I live in a rural area where this so-called "stray
voltage" was a problem for years. I guess no "real electrician" ever said
anything because everyone was certain that a solution to such an obvious
problem would be known to everyone "tomorrow." But it never happened!
And this so-called "mystery" went on for years! And one day I got a phone
call from my neighbor, "horse Bob" saying that his horses couldn't drink
from the water tank. He was certain that they were receiving a "shock" as
soon as their noses touched the water.
I went down to his "paddock" and installed enough grounds to overcome the
general lack of such on his property and then went home. The horses were
drinking normally. A couple of hours later he called and said "the problem
is back." A puzzled me went for another visit and discovered that he had
removed all of my grounding provisions. When I asked him why he had done
that I was informed that "those wires and rods are unsightly."
----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert LaJeunesse" <rlajeunesse at sbcglobal.net>
To: "Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement"
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Sent: Monday, June 27, 2011 10:23 AM
Subject: Re: [time-nuts] 60 Hz measurement party
> Hmmm. The "Single Wire Earth Return" scheme seems like a great cause for
> stray voltage that affects farmers:
> From: Eric Garner <garnere at gmail.com>
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