[RFI] RE: A Serious Threat
Patrick A. Thompson Sr.
wa4tukhr at comcast.net
Wed Jun 11 20:40:08 EDT 2003
What we need from ARRL, and I hope what we will get, is a strong effort to
I've already made comments using the short form FCC comments page, but I
suspect that is not going to be enough. I've also tried to get other local
hams concerned but haven't seen any great passion.
This fight needs to be organized!
What will it take to win?
When do we our Congressmen?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: rfi-bounces at contesting.com [mailto:rfi-bounces at contesting.com]On
> Behalf Of Hare,Ed, W1RFI
> Sent: Wednesday, June 11, 2003 5:18 PM
> To: rfi at contesting.com
> Subject: RE: [RFI] RE: A Serious Threat
> There are a number of BLP architectures. Some use fiber to get
> signals to a neighborhood, then a combination of the medium
> voltage lines on the poles and the low voltage lines in the house
> to get to the computers. Others use the MV lines, then 802.11 to
> get to the house. Others use both the low voltage and MV lines.
> I have heard BPL signals in the 3 test areas I have visited. The
> worst of them was just as bad as I had calculated it would be.
> See http://www.arrl.org/bpl. Right now, it links to my big
> resource page, but a shorter article should be up there soon. It
> is written, but clearing the "policy" hurdles as we speak. (Dave
> Sumner is in Geneva and Jim Haynie is probably on his way back to
> Dallas after testifying about Amateur Radio before Congress
> today. I listened to what he said and was proud to be an amateur
> and ARRL supporter!)
> Ed Hare, W1RFI
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> > -----Original Message-----
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> > Subject: [RFI] RE: A Serious Threat
> > I'm under the impression that PLC will be used only to carry the
> > connection on the secondary - i.e. from the low voltage side of the
> > transformer into the home. (That's bad enough.)
> > Will PLC be used to transport signals on the primary (HV) side?
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