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Re: [RFI] Mobile amps and vehicle issues

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Subject: Re: [RFI] Mobile amps and vehicle issues
From: Dave NØRQ <n0rq-lists@sbcglobal.net>
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2006 14:43:27 -0600
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Correction:  my Chevy engine noise peaks around 15 meters, not 6 meters,
and is strong on all the upper HF bands, and moderately strong on 6m.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dave NØRQ" <n0rq-lists@sbcglobal.net>
To: "Michael Germino" <ad6aa@sbcglobal.net>; <rfi@contesting.com>
Sent: Monday, January 16, 2006 08:25
Subject: Re: [RFI] Mobile amps and vehicle issues

> Not all GM vehicles are quiet.
> My 2003 Chevy Express van (with gasoline Vortec 6000 6 liter engine)
> is very noisy, peaking on 6 meters.  A number of attempts to cure it
> via normal recommended methods have all failed.  The dealer is
> absolutely useless, even though I showed them how weak AM
> broadcast stations on the factory radio were significantly impacted
> by the engine noise.
> I've basically given up, since NB on the Kenwood TS-480
> does a fairly decent job of reducing the noise.
> - Dave N0RQ

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