[RFI] I wish this guy had interviewed Ed Hare also...

Hare,Ed, W1RFI w1rfi at arrl.org
Fri Jan 9 11:17:46 EST 2004

Homeplug has put ~30dB notches in the ham bands, except for 5.3 MHz.  It is not adaptive. It may offer some protection to some amateur spectrum, but everybody eles's ox, including WWV, aeronautical, SW BC, etc, between 4 and 20 MHz, is still getting gored.

Ed Hare, W1RFI
225 Main St
Newington, CT 06111
Tel: 860-594-0318
Internet: w1rfi at arrl.org
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: rfi-bounces at contesting.com [mailto:rfi-bounces at contesting.com]On
> Behalf Of k1ttt at arrl.net
> Sent: Thursday, January 08, 2004 11:54 AM
> To: rfi at contesting.com
> Subject: Re: [RFI] I wish this guy had interviewed Ed Hare also...
> > Here is my favorite quote, Jason:
> >>But Current Technologies LLC, which offers BPL service in 
> the Cincinnati
> > and Rockville, >Md., areas, can't find interference caused 
> by its system,
> > said Jay Birnbaum, the company's >vice president and 
> general counsel.
> > Current Technologies uses a technology standard >called 
> HomePlug, designed
> > to not interfere with other radio signals.
> >
> as i understand the homeplug stuff it adapts the channels it 
> uses to avoid
> interference to itself.  in doing so it would avoid 
> frequencies being used
> locally by other services.... being used to transmit that is. 
>  so if you
> are listening on a frequency it can't avoid interfering with 
> you unless
> you are listening to something else that is strong enough to 
> interfer with
> the homeplug communications.
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