[Top] [All Lists]

Re: [RFI] [TowerTalk] Testing & Comparing Compact Fluorescents?

To: Jim Brown <jim@audiosystemsgroup.com>
Subject: Re: [RFI] [TowerTalk] Testing & Comparing Compact Fluorescents?
From: "Richard (Rick) Karlquist" <richard@karlquist.com>
Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2007 14:24:48 -0800
List-post: <mailto:rfi@contesting.com>
Jim Brown wrote:

> On the other hand, the conventional long tube fluorescent lamps in 
> my shop make a LOT of RF noise. My QTH is relatively RF quiet most 

> Jim Brown K9YC 

I have found that the lamps themselves make very little noise.
However, unless you go to the considerable trouble to get
magnetic ballasts, the electronic ballasts are very RF noisy.
I still have my old magnetic ballast shop lights from 25 years ago
which I have carefully preserved.

Rick N6RK
RFI mailing list

<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>