You're right. That's why I hang out here...to try to learn from them...even
learn how to disagree.
This is the tower reflector.
Check the ARRL website, http://www.arrl.org. Type in Fuel Pump Noise in the
search field. You should get a number of hits.
Also, try http://www.yahoo.com and type in the same info in the search
There is also a RFI reflector:
TVI-RFI-EMI mailing list
> Hello all
> Sorry if this is the wrong place to post this but you guys seem
> to know just about everything (even if you don't allways agree).
> I finally came up with enough spare funds to upgrade my mobile
> equipment (slow economy & divorce are tough). I purchased a
> Yaesu FT-100D. It lets me work 6m, 2m & 440 and listen to
> hf (I am still a no-code tech working on the code).
> My problem is a healthy whine when the engine is running. It
> seems to be the fuel pump and the noise is radiated (stops when the
> antenna is disconnected). With ignition on (motor off) the whine lasts
> only about 1 -2 secconds when the key is first turned on.
> I was considering trying a split ferrite data filter(s) over the
> power wires
> to the pump. Anyone been down this trail before??
> Thanks in advance
> Jerry KC8TES