My shop lights are Fiet brand (not sure of spelling) I found chaining them to
gether makes noise in the rig. plug each one in a outlet and they are quiet.
On 16, Dec 2019, at 9:24, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
Let’s review Solar. Solar is not a good investment. The only thing that can
make it palatable are tax benefits. There is a 30% federal tax credit
available. Even with this credit in most cases it will take ten years or more
to amortize your costs. There are exceptions and more local tax incentives
Most “high efficiency” solar controls cannot be made RFI quiet. If you are
purchasing a solar system ask to see previous installations and make sure they
are RFI quiet. Write in the contract (this goes for any electrical thing you
are purchasing) a clause that says it will not interfere with your radios and
will be as quiet as the systems you have inspected.
I have had a terrible time with a high efficiency America Standard HVAC
systems. I have just finished two solar systems that are RFI quiet.
Light bulbs: Some make noise and some do not. The problem is you go to a big
box store and purchase bulbs that you test at the store and they are quiet.
You go back to the same store and buy the same bulbs and they are noisy.
I recently purchased forty plus LED fixtures to replace noisy florescence
fixtures from Super Bright LED and they assured me they would be quiet and I
wrote it in the order with the man's name that they would be RFI quiet and they
You need to shop with your RFI detector and a bulb adapter plug.
How do you deal with RFI. Hopefully someone in your area has a relationship
with the local electric company and has been working through problems. It might
be your ARRL Technical Specialist but someone at your local club knows who is
the go to person. This is where you start. Do as much work as you are able to
do yourself in identifying the problem. Poll numbers, addresses, Screen, shots
whatever you can do. If this does not work call your ARRL Technical Coordinator
or Section Manager for help. If they cannot help they will refer you to the
Technical Coordinator South Texas Section ARRL
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