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Subject: Re: Interference from power lines
Date: Mon, 6 Jan 2003 08:39:36 +0000 (UTC)
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In sci.electronics.design Tom Del Rosso wrote:
> "Jim Thompson" wrote in
> message news:firstname.lastname@example.org...
>> Go looking for a temporary neutral lying on the ground, or some
>> temporary wide-spaced wiring making a big loop.
>> I experienced a similar problem a number of years ago when an
>> underground neutral failed and they put in a temporary extension
> Thanks to you and Kevin. I was skeptical about the monitors being
> sensitive over that kind of range. I had already left a message for the
> owner to call LIPA when he got back from vacation tomorrow, so it should
> be taken care of, but I'll call again to give him the specifics about
> the temporary wiring so he has more ammunition. Thanks again.
The range is pretty much irrelevant, and current is less important too.
It depends on the ratio of the size of the current carrying loop
and the distance of the monitor from it.
A 10m loop will need 1000 times the current that a 100m loop needs to
disrupt monitors 100m away from the loop.
http://inquisitor.i.am/ | mailto:email@example.com | Ian Stirling.
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