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1. [RFI] RFI With Smoke Detectors (score: 1)
Author: Stan Zawrotny <k4sbz.stan@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2015 15:16:41 -0400
I have an RFI problem with my smoke detectors. The house has USI Electric Inc. Model USI 1208 smoke detectors installed throughout. Mostly when I operate on 40 meters, but also on 80, 15 and occasion
/archives//html/RFI/2015-08/msg00043.html (8,144 bytes)

2. Re: [RFI] RFI With Smoke Detectors (score: 1)
Author: Stan Zawrotny <k4sbz.stan@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2015 21:34:20 -0400
They didn't chirp because they were removed. They were chirping because of the RFI. another? When one detector has an "event," it communicates with the entire network. This is normal. detectors? The
/archives//html/RFI/2015-08/msg00048.html (12,632 bytes)

3. Re: [RFI] RFI With Smoke Detectors (score: 1)
Author: Stanley Zawrotny <k4sbz.stan@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2015 11:13:38 -0400
Unfortunately, replacement is not an option. It is a two family house that I built with my daughter and her husband. We have the "mother-in-law" side. There are about two dozen of them wired througho
/archives//html/RFI/2015-08/msg00055.html (10,677 bytes)

4. Re: [RFI] RFI With Smoke Detectors (score: 1)
Author: Stanley Zawrotny <k4sbz.stan@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2015 14:58:42 -0400
But this is only a three-year-old house. Stan, K4SBZ _______________________________________________ RFI mailing list RFI@contesting.com http://lists.contesting.com/mailman/listinfo/rfi
/archives//html/RFI/2015-08/msg00057.html (11,596 bytes)

5. Re: [RFI] RFI With Smoke Detectors (score: 1)
Author: Stanley Zawrotny <k4sbz.stan@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2015 15:00:04 -0400
And I am not the primary owner. Stan, K4SBZ _______________________________________________ RFI mailing list RFI@contesting.com http://lists.contesting.com/mailman/listinfo/rfi
/archives//html/RFI/2015-08/msg00058.html (11,470 bytes)

6. Re: [RFI] RFI Digest, Vol 151, Issue 14 (score: 1)
Author: Stanley Zawrotny <k4sbz.stan@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2015 15:05:35 -0400
Are all the units Kidde? Stan, K4SBZ _______________________________________________ RFI mailing list RFI@contesting.com http://lists.contesting.com/mailman/listinfo/rfi
/archives//html/RFI/2015-08/msg00059.html (22,906 bytes)

7. Re: [RFI] RFI Digest, Vol 151, Issue 13 (score: 1)
Author: Stanley Zawrotny <k4sbz.stan@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2015 17:56:00 -0400
Jim, demand that they fix their problem, and at their expense. Any product or system that fails or does bad things in the presence of RF is defective. 73, Jim K9YC I am unclear about this. It is my u
/archives//html/RFI/2015-08/msg00061.html (31,641 bytes)

8. Re: [RFI] RFI With Smoke Detectors (score: 1)
Author: Stan Zawrotny <k4sbz.stan@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2015 15:29:49 -0400
Frank, It increases with power. Gets really bad when I kick in the linear. No. Only whats available on the internet. An email to the manufacturer, USI Electric Inc., went unanswered. When I disabled
/archives//html/RFI/2015-08/msg00069.html (9,541 bytes)

9. Re: [RFI] RFI With Smoke Detectors (score: 1)
Author: Stanley Zawrotny <k4sbz.stan@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2015 11:52:56 -0400
All, Thanks, to everyone who contributed to this thread. There was a lot of expert advice given and at least one or two seemed viable. I haven't had a chance to implement any of them yet due to time
/archives//html/RFI/2015-08/msg00070.html (8,265 bytes)

10. Re: [RFI] RFI With Smoke Detectors (score: 1)
Author: Stanley Zawrotny <k4sbz.stan@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Aug 2015 13:42:35 -0400
We were our own general contractor building the house. We had some "work quality issues" with the electrical contractor that installed the smoke detectors. That was three years ago. I don't think an
/archives//html/RFI/2015-08/msg00074.html (8,833 bytes)

11. Re: [RFI] New bulb? Acandescence in Finallly bulb (score: 1)
Author: Stanley Zawrotny <k4sbz.stan@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 13 Sep 2015 10:42:16 -0400
Read the CNet review http://www.cnet.com/products/finally-light-bulb/. Stan, K4SBZ "Real radio bounces off the sky." _______________________________________________ RFI mailing list RFI@contesting.co
/archives//html/RFI/2015-09/msg00021.html (8,981 bytes)

12. Re: [RFI] Re-Wiring Station (score: 1)
Author: Stanley Zawrotny <k4sbz.stan@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Jan 2017 08:37:45 -0500
Thanks, Dave. Your chronicle was very timely. My son and his wife are giving me an ergonomic station for Christmas so I am completely rewiring at same time. Stan, K4SBZ "Real radio bounces off the sk
/archives//html/RFI/2017-01/msg00002.html (6,609 bytes)

13. [RFI] Smoke Detectors Beeping (score: 1)
Author: Stan Zawrotny <k4sbz.stan@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2018 13:49:34 -0400
I have been troubled for quite some time with our smoke detectors frequently beeping (two beeps) when I am working HF. It is worst on 80 and 40, but also occurs frequently when I am on 15 and 20 mete
/archives//html/RFI/2018-07/msg00121.html (7,538 bytes)

14. Re: [RFI] Smoke Detectors Beeping (score: 1)
Author: Stan Zawrotny <k4sbz.stan@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2018 16:17:23 -0400
Wes, I am aware of my options for antennas - fan dipoles, slopers, G5RV, EFHW antennas, etc. - some with less RFI, but I choose OCF dipoles for their performance. I think I have read almost every art
/archives//html/RFI/2018-07/msg00124.html (11,764 bytes)

15. Re: [RFI] Smoke Detectors Beeping (score: 1)
Author: Stan Zawrotny <k4sbz.stan@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2018 16:46:54 -0400
Jim, Thanks for your response. At a minimum, ALL of that wiring should be twisted pair, and ALL of that wiring should have a GOOD common mode choke at each end. By "good" I mean follow the guidelines
/archives//html/RFI/2018-07/msg00125.html (11,572 bytes)

16. Re: [RFI] Smoke Detectors Beeping (score: 1)
Author: Stan Zawrotny <k4sbz.stan@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2018 17:53:09 -0400
Jim, It's comparable to a doctor handing a patient a medical journal and telling her to cure herself because he had studied for years and now he would rather be playing golf. It doesn't get the probl
/archives//html/RFI/2018-07/msg00127.html (8,765 bytes)

17. Re: [RFI] Smoke Detectors Beeping (score: 1)
Author: Stanley Zawrotny <k4sbz.stan@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2018 16:22:46 -0400
All, I have an electrician coming on Wednesday to correct a faulty circuit in my home office and install individual 110 and 220 v. circuits for my radios. I will have him look at the lines for the sm
/archives//html/RFI/2018-07/msg00147.html (10,686 bytes)

18. Re: [RFI] Smoke Detectors Beeping (score: 1)
Author: Stanley Zawrotny <k4sbz.stan@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2018 16:39:11 -0400
Standalone smoke detectors are fine in mobile homes and other small installations where one or two will do the job. We have a two family home (my daughter has the other wing) and we have 9 units. We
/archives//html/RFI/2018-07/msg00148.html (11,734 bytes)

19. Re: [RFI] Smoke Detectors Beeping (score: 1)
Author: K4SBZ <k4sbz.stan@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2018 13:42:02 -0400
Dale, I disconnected the one in my shack. The next one beeped. Disconnected that and the next one beeped. It would have continued until it reached my daughters side of the two family house. Drats! Fo
/archives//html/RFI/2018-07/msg00151.html (14,983 bytes)

20. Re: [RFI] Smoke Detectors Beeping (score: 1)
Author: Stan Zawrotny <k4sbz.stan@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2018 15:09:27 -0400
While this is not a forum to debate antennas, I would note that OCF dipoles continue to be a top seller among wire antennas today. Using a solid-state antenna switch, I have performed an on-the-air c
/archives//html/RFI/2018-07/msg00152.html (9,951 bytes)


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