[AMRadio] shocks, interlocks and misc


Robert Nickels ranickel at comcast.net
Wed Jan 21 23:06:36 EST 2009


Lee Richardson wrote:
>  
> Everyone who has */not/* performed that manuever, raise your hand!
>  
Roger that Lee!

While you guys are telling all these shocking stories, just today I 
noticed my Heathkit bench DC supply was holding a charge quite a while 
after turning the DC output off.   So as to avoid zapping myself, I took 
the precaution of putting a 47K 2watt on  a couple of banana plugs and 
pluged it across my clip leads to act as an extra bleeder.    It wasn't 
1/2 hour later when I went to flip the metal toggle switch off with one 
finger that I let my wrist contact the short exposed resistor lead.  Got 
my attention!

I think I need to come up with something a little better, you've heard 
about how the cure is sometimes worse than the disease?

73 Bob W9RAN



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