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Re: Faraday cage

Original poster: "davep by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <davep-at-quik-dot-com>

>>The question comes up about the "floor" of the cage.

	A box has 6 sides....  It's that simple.

>> The basement floor is 4" cement on dirt covered by "beautiful"

>>carpeting many have commented on ;o))  Do I need to screen the

>>floor too?

	More predictable.  If the bare concrete were available,
	might get away with it.

>> I am a bit concerned about the cage screening affecting the

>>primary since my coils have primaries that arevery close to

>>the floor.

	Concrete is a fairish conductor.  One is substituting a
	good one.

>> I can see inducing high currents in chicken wire and such but

>>I wonder if any really nasty Ethernet eating EMI is going to
>>get out in the direction of the floor?

	Once it's out, it does not 'care' how it got out.