My neighbors also sends what he doesn’t use to,the local coop grid....but here
in perpetually cloudy NW PA, just south of Lake Erie, it can’t be much....
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> On Dec 18, 2019, at 7:03 PM, D C _Mac_ Macdonald <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> My brother lives near Albuquerque and his solar install WILL meter back to
> the grid.
> 73 de Mac, K2GKK/5
> Since 30 Nov 1953
> Oklahoma City, OK
> USAF, Retired ('61-'81)
> FAA, Retired ('94-'10)
> From: RFI <email@example.com> on behalf of David Eckhardt
> Sent: Wednesday, December 18, 2019 10:52
> To: Tony <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: Rfi List <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: [RFI] Question: Conducted vs. Radiated Emissions
> Few individual home solar installations meter back onto the power grid.
> They are typically an isolated system serving only the home on which they
> are installed. Therefore, they never touch the grid and are not subject to
> the conducted emission regulation FCC has imposed on other apparatus.
> Dave - WØLEV
>> On Wed, Dec 18, 2019 at 9:04 AM Tony <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> I have a question regarding FCC limits on conducted emissions that
>> relates to radiated emissions.
>> If a solar panel system produces electromagnetic energy that finds its
>> way onto the mains and then onto the power lines which then radiates
>> over the air, that device would be subject to the limits imposed on
>> conducted emissions.
>> If the same solar panel system radiates the same energy over the air
>> through the cables that make up the system without reaching the mains,
>> FCC regulations would not apply since there are no limits on radiated
>> In a situation where both cases produced the same high level of RFI,
>> what course of action would the FCC take? Would they simply dismiss the
>> radiated emissions case and enforce the conductive case simply because
>> of route the energy took?
>> Tony -K2MO
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