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Re: [RFI] RFI to wireless dog fence??

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Subject: Re: [RFI] RFI to wireless dog fence??
From: Alan NV8A <nv8a@att.net>
Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2007 12:35:27 -0400
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Thanks, but the neighbors don't have the thing any more. I think they 
were able to return it to the store.


Alan NV8A

On 04/19/07 05:02 pm David Robbins K1TTT wrote:

> I have a similar collar that has a manual control instead of the perimeter
> fence.  Mine use 11m rc channels with a tone or pulse modulation that sounds
> similar to rc car stuff.  check for a signal like that on 11m... hopefully
> it is modulated somehow and not just triggered by signal strength, otherwise
> the cheap receiver may be set off by 10m!  I have tested mine during
> contests on all bands and it doesn't set it off that I have detected.

>> Quite a while back our next-door neighbors were trying out a wireless
>> dog fence but then dumped it because their dog was getting zapped even
>> within the perimeter -- perhaps even inside the house.
>> It suddenly occurred to me to wonder whether my amateur radio
>> transmissions could have been triggering the receiver. What frequencies
>> do these thing use typically? I assume that they are Part 15 devices.
>> Are some known to suffer from RFI?

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