[RFI] Ground rod placement

Ian White, G3SEK Ian White, G3SEK" <G3SEK@ifwtech.demon.co.uk
Wed, 13 May 1998 09:29:43 +0100

>My suggestion is to start up in the air to get rid of the ground current.
>The RF clamp-on ammeter is helpful in tracing the problem. It is made by
>(I do have a connection with Palomar Engineers)

Jack is absolutely right - of all the RFI investigation tools in the
universe, the clamp-on RF ammeter is by far the most useful. It allows
you to SEE where the unwanted currents are crawling around, and also
estimate the levels.

I don't have a connection with Palomar, but there's a homebrew design on
my web pages.

73 from Ian G3SEK          Editor, 'The VHF/UHF DX Book'
                          'In Practice' columnist for RadCom (RSGB)

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