[amsat-bb] Re: RFI source found - sort of
rogerkola at aol.com
Thu Jan 31 18:20:54 PST 2008
Figure out which neighbor has a dog...start there...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Jerzycke" <kq6ea at pacbell.net>
To: "Tony" <dxdx at optonline.net>; <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Thursday, January 31, 2008 5:35 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: RFI source found - sort of
> IIRC, you can have the FCC "persuade" them to get it
> fixed since it's interfering with a licensed service.
> The ARRL website has some information which you might
> find useful:
> 73, Jim KQ6EA
> --- Tony <dxdx at optonline.net> wrote:
> > All,
> > I was able to track down the general location of an
> > RFI problem I've
> > been hearing since December. It's in the vicinity of
> > 3 new homes on a
> > cul-de-sac not far from my QTH. I'm told the pulse
> > noise sounds like the
> > RFI from an invisible electric fence.
> > At this point, it's hard to tell which home it's
> > coming from with the HF
> > mobile because the signal strength is overwhelming
> > at the location. I'll
> > have to get up close with a portable AM radio; I'll
> > probably need some
> > shielding around it.
> > Wish I knew exactly what the noise was; I'd hate to
> > 'accuse' a neighbor
> > of causing RFI and have it turn out to be the power
> > company. I have a
> > recording if anyone is interested.
> > The question is, what to do in the worse case
> > scenerio if the home owner
> > decides not to take action to remedy the problem?
> > Anyone on the
> > reflector been through this before?
> > Apologies for the off-topic note -Please reply
> > direct...
> > Tony -K2MO
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