[AMRadio] ground sticks again


Donald Chester k4kyv at hotmail.com
Mon Jun 5 12:42:21 EDT 2006





>From: "Jim candela" <jcandela at prodigy.net>

>Humans are expendable, but don't destroy them hard to find capacitors! :-)

It's no less safe to discharge them gently, first using a resistor then 
discharging directly, than discharging them with a "bang."

Besides, if you discharge them with a "bang" a tiny piece of molten metal 
could hit you in the eye.

I don't normally wear safety goggles while working inside a transmitter.  
That itself could be a hazardous distraction.

Don k4kyv





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