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Gotta Get A Ground

The Worst I’ve Ever Seen! – a tribute to the line our late friend Richard Haskey would deliver upon seeing something like this at a site– is not designed to embarrass anyone.

Rather, this is a chance for us to learn from others’ experiences. And, OK, laugh a bit or spit up some coffee.

Most every experienced engineer knows studio and transmitter installations work much better with a good grounding system.

In fact, some transmitter manufacturers and consulting engineers often make it a point to tell users that ensuring a solid ground will prevent many problems, especially with static and lightning surges.

On the other hand, there are grounds for arresting (pun intended) the individual who performed this installation.

gotta get around

No, we are not going to tell you who nor where. We can only hope that he is still breathing but not working at your site.
But, it does take your breath away, does it not?

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