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Mike, I rolled with laughter... but appropriate appreciation for your early experience with 'the mains' and the astute wisdom and attention of your father. I am happy you are here to share the story with us today. Having said that... my first, and only encounter, mind you was at age 15. I was newly licensed and proud of my S-85 receiver and Globe Chief transmitter. I had been doing some kind of work with the station and had not yet learned all of the safety points. I had left the cabinet off of the Globe Chief and had turned it on. After that step I was reaching around back of the receiver to attach a ground wire to it when my left elbow became far too intimate with the plate cap on the final of the transmitter. (800 VDC as I recall!) I have always felt fortunate that it knocked me loose and sent me about 12 feet to the other side of the room where I rested on my behind, catching my breath, before promising myself NEVER to do that again... and I have not! :)toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
Any who have not been initiated to this club... please beware, learn the safety procedures early and hold on to them as late as you can do so...
On 3/9/2013 8:32 PM, pfforensics1 wrote: