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Re: [RFI] Tesla's Response to Solar Panel RFI

To: Tony <dxdx@optonline.net>
Subject: Re: [RFI] Tesla's Response to Solar Panel RFI
From: Dan K2YWE <dan.k2ywe@gmail.com>
Reply-to: dan.k2ywe@gmail.com
Date: Sat, 14 Dec 2019 21:59:36 -0500
List-post: <mailto:rfi@contesting.com>
Perhaps a class action suit against Tesla might get some attention. Even
with a weak civil case the publicity might not be something they want.

On Sat, Dec 14, 2019, 9:37 PM Tony <dxdx@optonline.net> wrote:

> All:
> I recently spoke with Tesla's Ashley Holmen about RFI emanating from a
> neighbors Tesla-leased solar panel system. Tesla uses SolarEdge
> components which are known to cause RFI.
> I gave her all the details regarding the unresolved complaint filed with
> SolarEdge in 2016 and politely explained FCC regulations regarding such
> matters.
> After reviewing the facts, she concluded that the interference is:
> "Purely a civil dispute between neighbors" and that "both Tesla and
> SolarEdge have done their due diligence".
> Obviously a tactic to deflect so I kindly recommend that she contacts
> the FCC. I also sent her a copy of the ARRL letter that was sent to
> SolarEdge headquarters in 2017 which explains FCC regulations in some
> detail.
> It's unfortunate, but it looks like solar RFI is not going away anytime
> soon. A friend who investigates RFI for the local power authority said
> that many of the noise complaints they receive by hams turn out to be
> caused by a neighbors newly installed solar panels.
> He's found 5 new cases in 2019 and some of those installations involve
> 20 year contracts. That's a nightmare for hams because the responsible
> parties can take years to resolve the problem, if at all.
> I've posted Ms. Holmen's contact info below for those who have RFI
> issues with systems leased by Tesla.
> Tony -K2MO
> Ashley Holmen  | Specialist, Executive Resolutions
> 6611 Las Vegas Blvd S., Suite 200 , Las Vegas, NV 89119 p. (650)
> 546-8110 | aholmen@tesla.com
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