[RFI] New house wiring/Verizon
Mon, 29 Oct 2001 14:33:00 -0500
Panasonic Cordless Spread Spectrum phones seem pretty good. I have two with no
problems...my antenna is about 10ft from the telco drop...run 1KW on all
bands...doesn't mean they will work for you but (subjective appraisal) they are
worth a try.
"Peter D. Vouvounas" wrote:
> It's funny that your message just arrived at the same time a Verizon
> craftsman is visiting my neighbor. My neighbor who by the way is a ham has
> no knowledge of RFI except that he doesn't understand how HF radio (My
> Station) can get into him TV, stereo, telephones etc. As you may be aware
> this is always a tedious situation.
> A few weeks ago another ham in the area shared an extra RFI telco filter
> with me that he obtained from a Northern Jersey telco guy (Verizon). So now
> I have a part number for you!
> Keptel (ANTEC company) #90931 RFI-P Filter
> This filter installs in the newer style NID (Network Interface Device) or
> better known as the gray box outside of the home where ALL telecom lines
> should terminate.
> Note: not ALL homes have the same style NID and many have no NID at all.
> Having just chatted with the crafts person, he found that he had a total of
> four of these on his truck. Three for me and one for the neighbor. In my
> case he will have to change the NID out for a new style to accept the RFI
> plugins and install a NID for the neighbor who only has a drop run into the
> home with no type of protection.
> I'll advise the group with results pro or con.
> My next effort will be searching out RFI proof phones - Looking for one and
> two line phones. Best guess if I find them they will not have any feature's
> i.e. speaker phone memories etc.
> If anyone has had real world experience with these types of products please
> share your information with the group.
> PeterV [REN] WB3FSR
> Peter D. Vouvounas Ofc: 732-701-1130
> 98 Meridian Dr.
> Brick, NJ 08724
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> Subject: [RFI] New house wiring/Verizon
> I am building a new house. Electrical contractor has suggested using
> Verizon to do the comm wiring (www.verizoncsi.com). This will be phone,
> cable tv/video and LAN.
> Has anyone got experience with this? (it's an east coast operation)
> Is it worthwhile using shielded LAN and phone cables? Verizon says theirs
> are unsheilded (they use coax for the video of course).
> Any other hints for new house construction?
> Thanks, Ken
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