[RFI] Fw: Problem with RFI

Mike A. King - KM0T scsueepe at mtcnet.net
Tue Jan 27 07:55:44 EST 2004

FYI - We shall see....  This is the latest info from perfect fit industries
on the heated mattress pad.  My original message to them is at the bottom of
this email.

Just wanted to give you all a heads up.  Updates as soon as I can.


Mike - KM0T

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Customer Service" <perfectfitindustries.com>
To: "Mike King - KM0T" <scsueepe at mtcnet.net>
Sent: Tuesday, January 27, 2004 7:45 AM
Subject: RE: Problem with RFI

> There is a solution to the interference, which we didn't encounter after
> testing.  We have replacement power supplies with a filter inside that
> take care of your problem on order.  When we get the replacements in, I
> ship the replacements to you.  Please advise mailing address, telephone
> number, and size of the blanket so I can send the proper power supply
> unit(s) to you
> There is no danger with the interference, it is just an inconvenience.
> Thank you,
> Dana
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mike King - KM0T [SMTP:scsueepe at mtcnet.net]
> Sent: Saturday, January 24, 2004 1:57 AM
> To: perfectfitindustries.com
> Subject: Problem with RFI
> Hi,  I am an amateur radio operator (Ham) and I have a neihbor that
> has a
> Perfect Fit Queen size - dual control heated bed pad.  This item is
> causing
> severe radio frequency interference on a number of amateur bands
> here at my
> house.  My neihbor is about 400 feet away and the interference is
> very
> strong.
> I am assuming that it is being caused by the low voltage controls, a
> typical
> RFI generator.  The item has been unplugged from the wall and
> plugged back
> in to verify that it is indeed the item that is causing the
> interference.
> Do you have any suggestions or recommendation to remedy the issue.
> Thank You.
> Mike King
> Sioux Center, Iowa

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