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Re: Electrical Grounding

Scott Dorsey (
16 Nov 2006 17:42:20 -0500

Dan <> wrote:

> What is the effect of having an electrical ground close to a telecom
> (telephone land line) ground and what is the recommended distance they
> should be apart.

There should be no effect if it's a good ground ... no reason they
can't share a rod, even, if the ground resistance is low. That's what
grounds are FOR, after all.

But, of course, the key is to get a megger and actually make sure it IS
a good ground in the first place.


"C'est un Nagra. C'est suisse, et tres, tres precis."

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