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Re: [RFI] Electric company problem

To: "Mike Brown" <k9mi@sbcglobal.net>, <RFI@Contesting.com>
Subject: Re: [RFI] Electric company problem
From: "Tom Rauch" <w8ji@contesting.com>
Reply-to: Tom Rauch <w8ji@contesting.com>
Date: Sat, 10 Dec 2005 13:04:47 -0500
List-post: <mailto:rfi@contesting.com>
Did you try a noise canceller device??

The best one on the market is the MFJ 1025 series, although
in the near future a significantly better one might be sold
by a different source.

73, Tom W8JI
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mike Brown" <k9mi@sbcglobal.net>
To: <RFI@Contesting.com>
Sent: Saturday, December 10, 2005 11:27 AM
Subject: [RFI] Electric company problem

> Early this fall, my 4th case of rfi from electric company
hardware in 9
> years, reared its ugly head. Number 1&2 were fixed,
although it was around 3
> or 4 months on each case. Number 3 took ARRL involvement,
and finally a
> letter from the FCC about fines, to get it fixed. That one
was about 7
> months.
> I got a call yesterday from the guy who trouble shoots
these things, and the
> bottom line is that my problem is low on the list, and
don't expect to see
> anyone out again until spring. Not surprising.
> Sorry about the boring history, but here's my question. My
tower is up 40ft.
> If I were to get one up, say around 70ft, will it make it
easier to hear on
> the ham bands only, or will I just be hearing the Rfi that
much better? The
> RFI beaming EU is about 20 over with the least being about
S7. The source of
> the interference is probably 100 yards away, maybe a
little less.
> Sorry for the dumb question, but I can see this is going
to be an ongoing
> problem, and I am tired of fighting with them. If I can't
come up with a
> bandaid fix of my own, I'm about ready to throw in the
> 73, Mike, K9MI
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