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[RFI] 1500 Watts vs. Radio Shack Amplified Antenna

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Subject: [RFI] 1500 Watts vs. Radio Shack Amplified Antenna
From: WX5L <wx5l@communique.net> (WX5L)
Date: Thu, 06 May 1999 14:13:20 -0500

WBH3@daimlerchrysler.com wrote:

> My neighbor who lives 55 feet away from me has a Radio Shack Amplified 
> Antenna.
> This thing looks like a real big Frisbee.....it is round and has a wide bando
> problem  with
> amplifier built into the housing.

     Hi Bill,

Truly a difficult case and my suggustion would be heavy toroid choking.

Purchase 2 or 3 of the  FT-240-77
Sandwich them together, ty-wrap snug all together then wrap coaxial cable 
toroids at least 5 or 6 times and install at input of the TV. This will provide
heavy impedance at HF frequencies and may eliminate or greatly reduce the 

I usually get my toroids from Amidon.

Good Luck,

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