On 2 May 2017 at 11:57, JW wrote:
> Good point Ken/LBI.
> Ken W7EKB, what time did this start last night?
I don't remember exactly, but some time around 9:00 PM
> And, did it cut off this morning?
I had to go to a meeting in Lewiston with my wife and one of our daughters,
about 30 miles
away, today, and we only returned about 1:30 PM or so.
I went to the shack about 2:00 or so, and found the noise still there.
I did some testing, finding the noise on 80, 40, and 20, then went back to 40
attempt to send some digital traffic to one of our hub stations.
Shortly after I began to do that, the noise changed character, becoming
pops and crackles, then suddenly quit!!!
I passed the traffic successfully.
I am now going to go get some batteries for my small DF receiver, and start
charts on which I can write the necessary data, time, frequencies, directions,
I built one of Tom Thompson's link-coupled-loops a couple of years ago and will
use it with
my FT-890 in our car as soon as I can.
I also have a working Stoddart NM-20B "Noise and Interference Meter" which I
when it becomes necessary. The only trouble with the Stoddart is that it takes
a good 30
minutes to set it up for each reading, but it works so well, that effort is
I'll keep the forum informed once I get at it, and thanks for the advice and
concern. It is very
nice to have this wonderful resource.
vy 73 for now,
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