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Topic # 222592 19-Aug-2017 22:20
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Whilst up in the roof space of a 1940-50 ish house, I have come across a strange zig zag run of bare twisted wire between the gables, it is insulated just like an electric fence is, any idea what it could be?

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  Reply # 1849004 19-Aug-2017 22:27
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Photo?

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  Reply # 1849007 19-Aug-2017 23:08
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Phone wire
Earth wire




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  Reply # 1849011 19-Aug-2017 23:12
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Could be an old radio aerial wire. Do you have an unusual plug in the living room?

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  Reply # 1849027 20-Aug-2017 00:03
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Agree, probably radio aerial. Wall plug may have an external twist knob to connect aerial wire from a radio.


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  Reply # 1849044 20-Aug-2017 06:18
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It's what They're probing you with.


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  Reply # 1849045 20-Aug-2017 06:23
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The wall plate if it is still there will have 2 terminals, the aerial wire and an earth.

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  Reply # 1849088 20-Aug-2017 10:25
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It's to power "their" listening devices and hidden cameras.   Put everything back how it was and carry on like you know nothing.  





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  Reply # 1849448 20-Aug-2017 20:53
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I can not upload the picture as it fails every time, any way think it could be a radio wire as there is a faceplate with Aerail at the top and earth at the bottom, cheers for the help.

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  Reply # 1849468 20-Aug-2017 20:58
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^^^ Yeah, that's an aerial for an old short wave radio from back in the day.


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  Reply # 1849522 20-Aug-2017 22:46
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johny99: I can not upload the picture as it fails every time,

 

 

They've obviously monitoring your Internet connection as well.

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