Olinger, Steven L wrote:
> I recently had a new Trane high efficiency furnace installed in my home.
> When the burner comes on, channels 2-6 have interference on the screen.
> I use an antenna for reception, not cable or satellite. Trane has been
> contacted, but are not sure what the problem is. I have replaced and
> rerouted all the coaxial cable from the antenna to the television sets.
> The fan runs all the time at different speeds, but when the furnace
> calls for heat the interference starts. All TV sets in the house
> receive the same interference. Has anyone dealt with this problem or
> know of a solution?
> Steve Olinger
> Electrician Supervisor
> Minnesota State University Mankato
> Phone 507-389-5170 Fax 507-389-6664
> E-mail email@example.com
Is this an oil furnace? If so, I suspect that the ignition transformer
is energized whenever the burner is on. The resulting spark gap
transmitter can cause interference over a wide band of frequencies.
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