> I did try the experiment that Malcom was suggesting and hung the
> scope probe about 4 feet above the coil to see its output on the
> scope. The problem was that I could not move the coil far enough
> away from the test area. When I went to adjust knobs on the scope,
> I kept feeling sharp edges from the knob poking me. After a minute
> I discovered that there were no sharp edges on the knobs but that I
> was still within the field of the coil and the grounded set screws
> on the knobs of the scope were nipping my fingers every time I
> grabbed one! I stopped this experiment abrubtly. My scope is fine.
HECK!! I meant with a signal generator, NOT under power! I'm glad
your scope lived.