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#64824 - 04/15/06 10:52 AM GOAB Switch  
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Can anyone tell me what a GOAB switch is and what it does. I ride by one all the time but cant see what it does. It looks like a way to switch between 2 sources, but I dont know. Thanks, Gary


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#64825 - 04/15/06 10:57 AM Re: GOAB Switch  
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Gang Operated Air Break.


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#64826 - 04/15/06 02:42 PM Re: GOAB Switch  
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this link should help expain what it is and how it works. http://elpaso.apogee.net/foe/ftssph.asp


#64827 - 04/15/06 03:37 PM Re: GOAB Switch  
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mbhydro,

That was a neat little site. I often look at stuff on utility poles and in substations and wonder what it is or what it does.

It brings up something I've always wondered, does anyone know of a photo glossary that tells what all these different pieces of gear are?

-John


#64828 - 04/15/06 05:00 PM Re: GOAB Switch  
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John is sort of what your thinking of? Its the index page for the above link.
http://elpaso.apogee.net/foe/index_a.asp

From what I saw it has all sorts of pictures and explanations of different electrical gear.

I just sort of came across it by chance in Google doing a search on Gang Operated Air Break today to see what one was as I could not picture what it was myself.



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