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[aprssig] 3' snow emergency dumb idea

Rudy Benner benner at vianet.ca
Mon Feb 8 23:54:41 UTC 2010


Is there provision for them (the hydro guys) to apply a lock of their own?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Al Wolfe" <awolfe at Route24.net>
To: <aprssig at tapr.org>
Sent: Monday, February 08, 2010 6:37 PM
Subject: Re: [aprssig] 3' snow emergency dumb idea


>    While many have gotten away with this, it is a terrible idea. Here, if
> you are caught (It's the only house around here with lights on. Hmmm.) the
> power company has every right to disconnect your electric service and will
> do so. Then they take there own sweet time to hook it back up which you 
> must
> order during business hours and pay a re-connection fee. Only after
> everything/everyone else has been taken care of will they get around to it
> since it's routine, not a priority. They take this very seriously. Most
> folks only do it once. Others learm slow.
>
>    When to power goes out here, a rather frequent occurance, their trucks
> almost always stop by to see why my lights are on. When they see the
> approved and licensed disconnect switched to GEN they go on down the road.
>
>    Do it right with an approved interlocking disconnect.
>
> 73,
> Al, K9SI
>
>
>>>breaker panel is, and that way my 12' male-to-male "emergency power"
>>>cord could connect the two directly without needing any long
>
>
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