Let me second Don's advice; I have a noisy pole about 400 meters from my
antennas that is S9+ when dry and silent when it rains. In fact, that is
one of the defining characteristics of low/medium voltage powerline noise.
73, Pete N4ZR
At 04:57 PM 12/4/2007, Deni, F5VJC wrote:
>Well I'd be interested to know why my power line noise (Low/ Medium
>voltage lines) seems to STOP when it rains. When the WX is dry it's very
>What causes this? I'm in France.
>Don Moman VE6JY wrote:
> > Mostly, corona is a fact of life - the voltage is higher than the damp air
> > around the conductor can insulate. The following link sums it up:
> > 73 Don
> > VE6JY
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