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Re: [RFI] RFI Digest, Vol 98, Issue 12

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Subject: Re: [RFI] RFI Digest, Vol 98, Issue 12
From: "W. Harris" <nbcblue@hotmail.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2011 21:07:43 +0000
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Call the company you purchased them from, tell them the problem and to come 
pick them up and refund your money.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: rfi-bounces@contesting.com [mailto:rfi-bounces@contesting.com] On
> Behalf Of Charles Lewis
> Sent: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 6:20 PM
> To: rfi@contesting.com; rfi@contesting.com
> Subject: [RFI] RFI from Electrolux Front Loading Dryer
> We recently acquired a front loading Exectrolux washer and dryer pair.? The
> dryer puts out strong RFI all the time.? The only way to quiet it is to
> disconnect it from the power circuit.? The noise sounds like steady power
> line noise and radiates strongly from the power wiring throughout the
> house.? The noise extends into the VHF range.? 
> ?
> I contacted Electrolux.? Their response was that they had never heard of
> that problem.? They only suggested I try grounding the cabinet.? That is not
> practical.? The laundry room is in an inner room of the basement and has PVC
> pipes.? Any ground connection I could produce would be so long that it would
> be ineffective for RFI.? 
> ?
> The washer puts out a different kind of RFI.? It seems to come from the
> control circuits and motor drives.? Unlike the noise from the dryer, this
> RFI is only present when the machine is in use.? Also, its amplitude is much
> lower.
> ?
> Suggestions?
> ?
> Charles - KY4P
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