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[RFI] Testing & Comparing Compact Fluorescents?

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Subject: [RFI] Testing & Comparing Compact Fluorescents?
From: Bill Tippett <btippett@alum.mit.edu>
Date: Sun, 21 Oct 2007 08:32:16 -0400
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 >Question: has anyone done RFI field testing of CFLs?  th e 60w
equivalent seems to be quiet.
The  n:vision  75 watt equivalent was *very* noisy to my ear (never
turned on a radio) when I turned it on.

         W1RFI reported preliminary results of RFI testing
in the article below, but I've been unable to find the final
test results in a web search:


Does anyone know where ARRL's test results have been published?

                                         73,  Bill  W4ZV

P.S.  I recently bought a 4-pack of GE CFLs at Wal-Mart,
plugged one in and listened with my Sony 2010.  Hearing an
S9+ birdie on 1830 kHz, I immediately returned it to Wal-Mart.

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