[AMRadio] Shorting stick


Jim Wilhite w5jo at brightok.net
Fri Jun 2 15:04:52 EDT 2006


True, but should something be wrong with the meter following a disaster, it 
might not show a charge.  What an arc would be drawn if 3 KV remained 
somewhere and you gave it a direct short.

I have always seen a high value resistor in these things.

73   Jim
W5JO


> If you do things right,
> Power Down,
> Watch the HV meters fall down,
> Then - Apply the shorting stick,
> There won't be an arc.
>
> WA5BXO, John





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