|[AMRadio] shocks, interlocks and misc|
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
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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