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Re: [RFI] compact fluorescent bulbs

To: davearea51a@gmail.com
Subject: Re: [RFI] compact fluorescent bulbs
From: Michael Aust via RFI <rfi@contesting.com>
Reply-to: Michael Aust <ava622@verizon.net>
Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2019 00:27:27 +0000 (UTC)
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Funny storyMost LED Lights that cause RFI cannot take nearby HF 1500watt 
transmitters near them and Blow out with high HF exposureProblem solved! No RFI 
How that for justice !Neighbor replaced them with Non RFI typesA real story 

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 On Monday, December 16, 2019, David Eckhardt <davearea51a@gmail.com> wrote:

The base of LED lights contain a SMPS.  Some are good, many are bad for
RFI.  I have LED 'bulbs' in our four pendant lights in the kitchen.  They
are clean, even up close.  BUT,........they come from a reputable supplier
and not some 'bargain basement' distibutor from China.

Dave - WØLEV

On Mon, Dec 16, 2019 at 10:03 AM Charles Coldwell <coldwell@gmail.com>

> I bought a pair of compact fluorescent bulbs at a big box retailer (*)
> and when I opened the box, a slip of paper with this note on it fell
> out:
> "This device complies with Part 18 of the FCC Rules. If interference
> occurs move this product away from the device or plug into a different
> outlet. This product may cause interference to radio equipment and
> should not be installed near maritime safety communications equipment
> or other critical navigation or communication equipment operating
> between 0.45-30 MHz. Any changes or modifications not expressly
> approved by the manufacturer could void the user's authority to
> operate the equipment. Feit Electric Company, 4901 Gregg Road, Pico
> Rivera, California 90660 www.Feit.com."
> These I bought for a garage door opener (**), and in the directions
> for the opener it says
> "STEP 6 Install the Light Bulbs .... NOTE: Do not use halogen, short
> neck, or specialty light bulbs as these may overheat the end panel or
> light socket. Do not use LED bulbs as they may reduce the range or
> performance of your remote controls."
> Light bulbs!
> (*)
> https://www.homedepot.com/p/EcoSmart-75-Watt-Equivalent-A19-Spiral-CFL-Light-Bulb-Daylight-2-Pack-ESL18TM-5K-2-ESM/206135445
> (**)
> https://www.chamberlain.com/this-product-has-been-discontinued/p/B510.
> Discontinued; I wonder why.
> --
> Charles M. Coldwell, W1CMC
> Belmont, Massachusetts, New England
> "Turn on, log in, tune out"
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