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Re: [RFI] Noise

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Subject: Re: [RFI] Noise
From: doc <kd4e@verizon.net>
Reply-to: kd4e@verizon.net
Date: Tue, 30 May 2006 22:33:23 -0500
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> I have been trying to hear W0RW who is operating, 
> using his Experimental License, on 480 Khz. 
> EVERY evening that I have tried to listen for him, shortly after I get 
> everything set, I hear a fairly weak carrier start exactly on that 
> frequency, then it shifts to a slightly higher frequency, then back and 
> forth, eventually breaking into what sounds EXACTLY like high-speed 
> FSK.It took me several weeks of intermittant searching to find that it was our
> Fisher and Paykell clothes-washing machine. The two tones were first 
> the hot water being keyed on, then the cold, to get the correct 
> temperature, then the FSK signal was the machine finally going into its 
> agitation cycles.
> Ken W7EKB

I was advised to do whatever I have to to keep
our vintage MayTag washer and dryer running.

Not only for RFI-avoidance but also for quality.

Thanks! & 73, doc kd4e  http://bibleseven.com
Florida Home w/Rohn 45 in concrete base & 10 acres for sale:
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