14/3 strange usage

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  1. DonL

    DonL Jack of all trades Master of one

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    Earth is a good Ground if the voltage is high enough, and that proves it.

    The Power Utility company is the only one allowed to use the earth as ground/neutral, as far as I know.
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    Oh and Samuel Morse did too, right?
  3. DonL

    DonL Jack of all trades Master of one

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    That was before AC was used.

    DC was tried before they figured out AC was better for transmitting.

    Later Morse used RF, so it was AC. Just not 60hz, Subs used that frequency.
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    I rarely smile. The last time I remember feeling one come upon my face was about eight years ago when I was informed of my mother-in-law passing.
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    Those Colorado Winters didn't give you that cold heart did it? Just kidding (or am I?). I guess I was lucky, I had a great Mother In-Law. If everybody had a Mother In-law like I had, there'd be no mother in-law jokes. That'd be no fun though
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    lol

    That made me smile.
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