[clug] linux Digest, Vol 92, Issue 62

Andrew Boyd facibus at gmail.com
Wed Sep 1 16:29:47 MDT 2010

On 01/09/2010, at 11:36 AM, Keith <keiths at apex.net.au> wrote:

>    For a long shot possibility, some months ago I found I was getting 110v AC current on my 
> telephone line, in addition to the normal 9v DC.   Much searching failed to find an origin and all I 
> (eventually) got from Telstra was that it was normal and nothing to worry about.  One friend has 
> suggested it may be ADSL feedback from somewhere and another that at some point the telephone line 
> may be running in close proximity to a power line and getting inductance.  Dunno whether there could 
> be any connection but have you thought of testing your power and telephone voltages?


Puns aside, is this acceptable? I know it's the amperage that kills, not the voltage, etc, but this sounds like something that might be dangerous. 

Cheers, Andrew

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