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Subject: Re: household electrical failiure
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Date: Thu, 07 Nov 2002 04:33:07 GMT
NNTP-Posting-Date: Thu, 07 Nov 2002 04:33:07 GMT
Organization: AT&T Worldnet
"milne_v" wrote in message
> I have a problem where large scale transient pulses approx 50-300us
> wide as well a net currents are effecting the homes electrical service
> via the neutral. An electrician as well as myself have determined that
> the source is not on the home side of the service. The hydro company
> responsible for looking into this problem refuses to respond in order
> to correct the problem. Transients (sometimes multiple transients) can
> vary in position from each zero crossing to almost the peak of the
> 60Hz sine and also vary in amplitude. Same transients produce loud
> resonant harmonics and vibrations in operating motorized appliances or
> even high pitched buzz in operating audio amplifiers etc. Transients
> are easily viewed simply by scoping between the neutral wire and earth
> ground at the breaker box with all breakers shut off etc for circuit
> powering the scope.
It is likely the power company is unable to do anything because the
'tinkerer' is working on the 'customer' premises - ie. not within the power
company controls (?). Seems to be a 'weak' management setup there ?
I am surprised this problem has reached Canada too.
It would be interesting to post the photos of the people responsible.
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