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Re: [RFI] Lighting grow cycle of Pot...

To: "Dave Cole (NK7Z)" <dave@nk7z.net>
Subject: Re: [RFI] Lighting grow cycle of Pot...
From: Mike Kirkland <radio.ns6q@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:07:25 -0800
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You can likely get the city to shut the whole thing down as commercial grow
operations are generally not permitted in residential areas. Call your
City's local zoning department.

On Feb 21, 2018 4:23 PM, "Dave Cole (NK7Z)" <dave@nk7z.net> wrote:

> Thanks to all for the education on pot lighting!  :)
> I will be handing the grower the packet sometime this week...
> Hopefully the grower will proceed in the spirit of the handout, which is
> friendly, firm, but not demanding.  If you are interested, the full color
> handout in all it's beauty is located at:
> http://valleyradioclub.org/rfi.html
> at the bottom in the links section.  The ARRL has a fillable form of the
> same text at:
> http://www.arrl.org/information-for-the-neighbors-of-hams
> but it is not as pretty as mine!  :)
> I am developing a handout that can be given to all the pot shops in the
> area, in hopes they will pass to their growers explaining what RFI is and
> why they want it gone...  I suspect once the growers realize it takes about
> 10 minutes to locate them, they will want to get on the band wagon for
> quietness...
> I need to get it developed, then have a lawyer review it for liability
> issues, then redo it until the lawyer is happy...  Once that is done, I
> will post it on line.
> 73s and thanks,
> Dave
> NK7Z
> https://www.nk7z.net
> On 02/21/2018 04:10 PM, Bob Riese wrote:
>> shorter light time promotes budding
>> Bob
>> On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 11:40 AM, Tom Thompson <w0ivj@tomthompson.com
>> <mailto:w0ivj@tomthompson.com>> wrote:
>>     Dave,
>>      From what have observed, the lights are on continually for about
>>     two weeks and then a 12 hours on / 12  hours off until harvest which
>>     can take a number of months.  Depending on the setup, the lights are
>>     off for a week or so while a new crop is planted, and then the cycle
>>     repeats.  To get the latest, just google cannabis grow cycle.  See:
>>     https://www.leafly.com/news/growing/marijuana-plant-growth-stages
>>     <https://www.leafly.com/news/growing/marijuana-plant-growth-stages>
>>     73,   Tom   W0IVJ
>>     On 2/21/2018 7:11 AM, Dave Cole (NK7Z) wrote:
>>         Hello,
>>         Can someone refresh my memory here...  I believe there is a
>>         cycle of light timing pot growers use on something like a 12 or
>>         13 weeks period where they go from 18 hours of light to 12 hours
>>         of light...  Does someone know what this cycle is, and why?
>>         I ask because my RFI has taken a turn for the worse, 12 weeks
>>         after it started...
>>         Yesterday, it changed from a 12:45 AM start time and a 6:45 PM
>>         end time, to a 6:45 PM  to 12:45 PM the next day end time.  This
>>         followed a few days of no RFI.  I suspect harvest time is upon
>>         the grower causing RFI, and I want to avoid handing him his
>>         "Welcome" packet during harvest as there will probably be lots
>>         of people there...
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