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Grounding in audio equipment. How and why to ground circuits in audio equipment.
AUDIO AMATEUR 3/1974 [Feb 1975] (v.5#3) pg. 15

Ground loops revisited. Troubleshooting improper power supply grounding in phono amplifiers.
AUDIO AMATEUR 3/1991 [Aug 1991] (v.22#3) pg. 30

How to improve an earth ground connection and eliminate television interference caused by short wave radio by arranging for the radio grounding stake to be kept in damp earth soaked in salt water. Water softener may provide salt water.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Nov 1980 (v.36#11) pg. 67

Station grounds. Tips on using the MFJ-931 artificial ground and advice on the need for an effective ground system.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jun 1989 (v.45#6) pg. 62

Tip for good grounding of an amateur radio station. How and where to install ground rods to achieve the lowest ground resistance possible.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Sep 1989 (v.45#9) pg. 48
Correction CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Dec 1989 (v.45#12) pg. 9

Electrostatic discharge (ESD). How to incorporate grounding and other techniques to eliminate potential damage to sensitive electronic devices caused by ESD.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Aug 1997 (v.53#8) pg. 42

How to determine if an automobile radio uses a floating-ground system.
ELECTRONICS NOW May 1993 (v.64#5) pg. 15

How to prevent ground loops (improper grounding) when using electronic test equipment.
ELECTRONICS NOW Apr 1994 (v.65#4) pg. 10

Improper grounding, the subtle troublespot.
ELECTRONICS WORLD Nov 1967 (v.78#5) pg. 82

Basic home wiring. Understanding polarization, grounding, and ground-fault circuit interrupters.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #271 Sep 1986 (v.36#7) pg. 56

Advice on grounding a home electrical system.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #319 Jun 1991 (v.41#6) pg. 8

Tip on installing long ground rods in clay soils, often without using a hammer.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #86 Feb-Mar 1994 pg. 26
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #89 Jun-Jul 1994 pg. 6

Driver tool aids when pounding an electrical system grounding rod into the earth.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #100 Feb-Mar 1996 pg. 28

Tips on grounding a metal roof and chimney for lightning protection.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #120 Dec 1998-Jan 1999 pg. 18
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #122 Apr-May 1999 pg. 6

The power line interface. This article takes you through the AC line interface of a typical piece of audio equipment. Provides practical suggestions to achieve optimum performance and safety in anything you build that plugs into the wall.
GLASS AUDIO 6/2000 (v.12#6) pg. 26

Isolate yourself from electricity and stay alive. Build an isolation transformer to "lift" the AC power line off ground and convert it to a floating-AC power system. This greatly reduces or eliminates the chances of your body forming an electrical path from an AC circuit to the ground.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Dec 1988 (v.5#12) pg. 70

How to ground electrical equipment.
HANDY ANDY Nov 1979 (v.4#2) pg. 50

How to ground portable electric tools.
HANDY ANDY Jan 1980 (v.4#4) pg. 22

Upgrading home electricals. Part 1. Tips on checking the condition of your electric outlets, with emphasis on securing a good ground connection.
HOME MECHANIX #711 Jul 1987 (v.83) pg. 44

Tips on proper grounding of a household electrical system.
HOMEOWNER Oct 1988 (v.13#8) pg. 12

Tip on adding a grounding wire equipped with an alligator clip to a three-prong adapter plug.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1994 (v.22#2) pg. 68

Tip on grounding your CB antenna against lightning strikes.
POPULAR COMMUNICATIONS Jun 1989 (v.7#10) pg. 47

Tips for improving the grounding of electronic equipment.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Aug 1967 (v.27#2) pg. 59

Tips on grounding your boat radio and metal parts to protect them from lightning strikes.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Aug 1974 (v.6#2) pg. 86

Tips on proper grounding when using test instruments.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jun 1975 (v.7#6) pg. 67

Proper electrical grounding of electronic equipment may result in improved performance.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] May 1976 (v.9#5) pg. 47

How to properly ground a ham radio antenna and equipment to prevent damage from lightning strikes.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Aug 1976 (v.10#2) pg. 86

Home electrical system maintenance tips. (1) Loose service panel lugs. (2) Flickering light fixtures. (3) Defective switches. (4) Defective receptable. (5) Interrupted ground.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1993 (v.170#2) pg. 55

Five wiring tips from the pros when adding outlet boxes in order to guarantee a good ground connection.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1987 (v.230#4) pg. 71

The pros and cons of using public water service pipes for grounding residential electric systems. Insert shows two alternatives.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Apr 1989 (v.4#3) pg. 26

Electrical grounding. Both single-wire and two-wire aircraft electrical systems are studied. Looks at common grounding faults, magneto grounding, shielding, etc.
SPORT AVIATION May 1994 (v.43#5) pg. 88

Lightning ground system for boats. Basic theory and practice.
WOODENBOAT #136 May-Jun 1997 pg. 70