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Re: [RFI] Ambient Noise Levels

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Subject: Re: [RFI] Ambient Noise Levels
From: "Kelly Johnson" <n6kj.kelly@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Aug 2006 15:45:41 -0700
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I didn't know that low bands behaved like that.  Thanks for the info.
This is a relief.  Now I don't have to go scouring the neighborhood to
find the source of my increased noise level at night :-)

On 8/8/06, Tom Rauch <w8ji@contesting.com> wrote:
> > to increased use of electronics by my neighbors at night?
> > The noise
> > actually sounds more like atmospheric noise, but I'm not
> > sure.  Anyone
> > else have a theory?
> If you are not local noise limited, noise on lower bands
> (below 40) always goes up at night.
> Above 40 if you are not local noise limited, noise goes up
> when the band is open in the direction of the band opening.
> http://www.w8ji.com/noise.htm
> 73 Tom
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