OK Don't whack it. You are right. I forget that the power co is not about
keeping things as they should be, tight and up to date. But you can still
whack the offending noise generator! :)
>From: Bwana Bob [mailto:email@example.com]
>Sent: Friday, November 15, 2002 6:32 PM
>To: Reid Hill
>Cc: KZ2G; YAESU LIST; WA2YUD@aol.com; W2BIE@aol.com; Ten-Tec @
>Contesting. Com; Phil41668@aol.com; John; Joe; firstname.lastname@example.org;
>H. M. Nadel
>Subject: Re: [TenTec] RE: [Yaesu] a buzz in my ten tec and yaesu --
>No, no, NO! Please DO NOT whack the pole with a sledge hammer. If there
>is any loose hardware or wiring it will come down ON YOUR HEAD.
>Plus, you will be liable for any damage you cause to the pole. Use a
>receiver to sniff around the pole. I have had good cooperation from the
>power company when I am able to give them a location and pole number.
> Bob WB2VUF
>Reid Hill wrote:
>> If you suspect the pole, when the noise is present, go out and
>whack it with
>> a sledge and see if the noise oscillates. If it does, bingo, you
>> noise. If not keep searching and keep the sledge handy to pound the
>> offending object. (i.e. neighbors touch lamp, door bell
>> >-----Original Message-----
>> >From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On
>> >Behalf Of KZ2G
>> >Sent: Friday, November 15, 2002 6:47 AM
>> >To: YAESU LIST; WA2YUD@aol.com; W2BIE@aol.com; Ten-Tec @ Contesting.
>> >Com; Phil41668@aol.com; John; Joe; email@example.com; H. M. Nadel
>> >Subject: [Yaesu] a buzz in my ten tec and yaesu -- WHYYYY???
>> >Ok, here's something that is driving me NUTSSSSS. Every once in
>> >a while as
>> >i use my Ten-Tec Omni 6+ and Yaesu ft-100D, i get a loud buzz like
>> >electrical running. the noise is on each band, not the whole band, but
>> >14.020 to 14.096 and on the ssb portion. also on the other bands.
>> > My Yaesu
>> >is running on a battery. so it's not the power supply i use on
>my Omni. i
>> >tuned in the noise on my yaesu and then shut off the omni and
>> >the noise did not go away on my yaesu. i turned off the flurecent
>> >light, my
>> >oil burner, the intercom system. still noise. then it went
>away and came
>> >back. there is a utility pole in my yard. telephone pole with
>> >stuff on it.
>> >u think that is the problem? if so, what do i doooooo? chop
>it down or
>> >call the power company?? no, i won't chop it down. Really!
>> >Bob, KZ2G --- 10-10 # 10148
>> > ----------------------------
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