[AusNOG] Lightning and FTTC - is it really this bad?
matt at spectrum.com.au
Fri Jan 22 13:18:12 EST 2021
Yes it really is that bad. Word is they are replacing thousands of NTD's
every week. It appears the design adopted is very sensitive to potential
difference from induced current flows over relatively short cable lengths.
Faster Cheaper Better. Thanks Malcolm.
On 22/1/21 11:30 am, mike at ozonline.com.au wrote:
> On Friday 15th we had 30 FTTC NCDs "fried"
> in a single 1km2 area due to an electrical storm.
> No other devices were impacted in the affected households and
> damage occurred irrespective of whether NCDs were plugged to
> surge protectors or not.
> It seems unlikely that lightning hit lead-ins for the
> affected services.
> The area has mainly aerial lead-in delivery.
> Induced power spike?
> - Michael Bethune
> Australia On Line
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