39551Re: [FT897] GROUNDING / Weird sounding warbling tone
- Jun 20, 2013Thanks for the clarification!
On 6/20/2013 4:19 PM, Dennis wrote:
> Simply put Joel, your RF ground IS NOT an electrical ground. If there
> are NO electrical connections (i.e - a ground wire from an outlet or
> breaker box to your RF ground) you ARE NOT in violation. If all that is
> tied (connected) to the RF ground are the chassis of radios and maybe
> shields of coax, there is NO ELECTRICAL CONNECTION - HENCE NO NEC
> VIOLATION - HENCE NO INSURANCE ISSUES.
> AN RF CONNECTION IS NOT AN ELECTRICAL CONNECTION!!!!
> HOWEVER, I will agree that a ground is not always necessary. If the
> antenna is placed far enough away from the shack or arranged in a way
> that RF is "pointing" away from the shack/equipment, there should be no
> issue with RF in the shack. Just like Joel, I do not use a ground and
> have no issues. This stuff is NOT rocket science, people. Just a
> little pre-planning and thinking before "JUST DOING" saves much
> Dennis - N8BMB
> On 6/20/2013 10:52, Joel wrote:
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