From: Michael O. Hyder <N4NT@bigfoot.com>
To: Scott Howell <email@example.com>
Date: Tuesday, February 09, 1999 5:50 PM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Omni D TVI problems
>I had trouble once with a next-door neighbor who had TVI using his TV on
>cable. We found that the connection from the cable to ground just where
>cable entered his house was all corroded. Fixing that connection to ground
>the shield of the TV cable cured the problem. I learned that the cable
>companies are required to ground the shield just before it enters the
>Perhaps if your neighbor is using an outdoor antenna with that amplifier
>(particularly if the amplifier is outside, too) then grounding the cable
>where it enters his house would help his TVI problem.
>I just posted another suggestion to the reflector. Perhaps that would help
>Good luck de Mike N4NT@wireco.net
>From: Scott Howell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>To: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>; email@example.com
>Date: Tuesday, February 09, 1999 3:22 PM
>Subject: Re: [TenTec] Omni D TVI problems
>>reminds me that I am causing my neighbor some trouble with RFI on his tv.
>>Seems he's got one of these amplified tv/am/fm antennas. Funny thing is I
>>have one that is in the attic near my dipole, I only give the tv trouble
>>15 and 10m, but his tv is clear down the otherside of the row of houses
>>his is only affected by 20m.
>>Nice part is he is more upset over the idea I might get in trouble if
>>someone were to complain to the FCC. He isn't all that upset and figures
>>may be his antenna. Hmmm, nice neighbor.
>>any ideas appreciated.
>>73 de Scott/n3byy
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