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Feeder wires under track

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Feeder wires under track
Posted by bsteel4065 on Wednesday, March 19, 2008 8:55 AM

Hi

Probably a stupid question but worth asking just in case..........

My new layout (HO with NCE PowerPro) is on 2 levels with a climb from the bottom level to the top level around the peripheral. Track climbs at around 0.8%. I have a power bus running around the outside. OK, one side of my feeders will have to loop back on themselves under the track. Is this OK? Or is there a possibility of signal interference?  

Thanks in advance

Barry Cool [8D] 

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Posted by cacole on Wednesday, March 19, 2008 9:30 AM

This should be no problem.  We have two long storage shelves on our HO scale club layout where the track wiring runs on the surface and crosses under the track in several locations because there was no room for the wiring under the shelves.  We are using the NCE Power Pro Radio system and have had no interference problems.

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Posted by bsteel4065 on Wednesday, March 19, 2008 4:52 PM

Thanks cacole

I thought it would be OK, but thought I'd ask just in case.

Thanks again!

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Posted by jeffrey-wimberly on Wednesday, March 19, 2008 9:03 PM
I have track wires criss-crossing each other in several places under my layout. It's never caused a problem.

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