I may have partly answered this in my response to Jason.
Your neighbor plainly has a problem - and its not you. A half decent
antenna should fix his situation, but it might be tactically necessary
to fix your own TVI first. I guess its most likely direct pick up on
the outer braid of the TV antenna cable. A "braid breaking" filter
But I hate those TV antenna booster amplifiers. They have minimal
selectivity and minimal resistance to overload. You might need to
also trap the input lead to the thing as well as the downlead to the
Better still, recycle the amplifier to the nearest auto wrecking
On 09-Feb-99 Scott Howell wrote:
> 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 on
> 15 and 10m, but his tv is clear down the otherside of the row of
> houses and
> his is only affected by 20m.
> Nice part is he is more upset over the idea I might get in trouble
> someone were to complain to the FCC. He isn't all that upset and
> figures it
> may be his antenna. Hmmm, nice neighbor.
> any ideas appreciated.
> 73 de Scott/n3byy
> Fists #5030
> At 11:44 AM 02/09/1999 -0700, email@example.com wrote:
>>I recently purchased an Omni D, and have been using it for about a
>>It is a wonderful rig, and I can see why so many hams love Ten Tec
>>However, I have noticed a slight bit of TVI noise in the television
>>my home- appearing as a single or mulitiple lines through the
>>only occuring on channel 2-5. It is worst on channel 2, which
>>in that well anyway. I never had problems with TVI with my other
>>hallicrafters FPM-300 with tube type final amp. I'm wondering if
>>band solid state amp in the Omni D is causing harmonics, and if any
>>used a low pass filter with their Omni D successfully? I have never
>>low pass filter but would give one a try if I thought it would
>>if anyone has other suggestions, please let me know.
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