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This figure shows a high-voltage 60-Hz power line in a remote area of the countryside. A local resident has erected a large open loop just below the line with the intention of drawing off power. Is this possible and, if so, how would it work? If not, why wouldn't it work?

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A transmission line has the conductors for the forward as well as backward (return path) current flow. For example, in a single phase line there are ...

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The expert examines drawing off power by placing a loop below a transmission line.