Cortland Richmond ka5s@earthlink.net
Mon, 1 Apr 2002 11:30:3 -0800

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I have requested information on EMC susceptibility for the Square-D AFCI in
the last one.

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> [Original Message]
> From: <ke2n@cs.com>
> Well - it seems extremely unlikely to me that these things actually
radiate any RF (part 15 warnings notwithstanding). The potential problem
will be susceptability. 
> They are required, by law, in new construction where the branch circuit
has an outlet in the bedroom (in my county and probably mosst other
> You won't be able to put a low pass filter on them because they need to
detect HF energy to work. Most you could do is slip some ferrite on for
common mode attenuation (I suppose).