Sounds like precipitation static... very common up here. caused by water
(or snow) molecules rubbing together, nothing to do with power lines - other
than the moisture usually quiets most types of loose hardware issues.
On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 1:38 AM, Doug Rehman <email@example.com> wrote:
> I had a radio listening on 144.200 USB last night. The band was absolutely
> quiet when all of the sudden a 59+20dB noise came on. Immediately after
> hearing it, I realized that a major rain downpour had commenced. Within a
> minute or so the noise began to weaken and was totally gone in a few
> We've been dry for several days before the rain. This is the first time
> heard this noise before.
> Anyone have any idea what specific power line conditions or equipment might
> have generated it?
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