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Re: [TCML] RF Ground and Brass
In a message dated 3/6/08 10:52:06 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
>Not really. You want to limit the amount of voltage drop on your ground
>connection. You don't care about voltage drop on the secondary, because
>that is what you expect. But if your ground connection was say 100 ohms
>and you had 10 amps of peak current, you'd get 1000V peak voltage on
>your ground cable. Not really a good thing.
If the top of the secondary ends up at 400kV, then a kV drop on the
ground wire amounts to 1/4 of 1%. Pretty insignificant.
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