Absolutely; he should buy it! And he should go to RFI Service's training
For some customer feedback on both, contact Mike Gruber at ARRL HQ.
Please QSP this to Tower Talk as I am not on that list.
Ed Hare, W1RFI
225 Main St
Newington, CT 06111
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tim Duffy K3LR [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Monday, August 11, 2003 6:04 PM
> To: Olson, Tod; email@example.com; Towertalk
> Subject: [RFI] Re: [TowerTalk] Comment on Radar Engineers Model 240
> It is a VERY good unit. Mike Martin, K3RFI uses it and it
> makes noise locating much easier. Mike has training available as well.
> It is also described in the Loftness AC power line noise book
> that ARRL sells. The latest updated edition was just released.
> Tim K3LR
> Tod - Idaho wrote:
> > Wonder of wonders --
> > The Supervisor of Power Distribution in Idaho Falls
> (nearest town to my
> > Idaho QTH) called to ask if I thought they should buy a
> Radar Engineers
> > Model 240 RFI/TVI location system. (Shown at
> The system covers 1.8 MHz thru 1000 MHz. To use it one sets up at the
> location where the interference is causing trouble and scans the spectrum
> The noise pattern/signature is seen on an oscilloscope and is recorded in a
> computer memory. Then the unit is taken out in a vehicle which searches for
> interference with a matching pattern coming from a pole or a location. The
> system comes with a small hand held Yagi that is used to search for the
> noise when one gets close to the source. Sounds great to me, anyone use one
> or know someone who has used one? Is the system effective or does it just
> have good marketing?
> The purchase has to be in this year's budget (order before Aug 20). The
> Supervisor was worried about training his people since the unit comes from a
> company on Oregon. (I may volunteer to do the training if they let me use
> the unit.)
> Comments would certainly be appreciated.
> Tod, K?TO
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> Weather Stations", and lot's more. Call Toll Free, 1-800-333-9041 with any
> questions and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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