[RFI] Fw: Problem with RFI
n4zr at contesting.com
Tue Jan 27 09:43:58 EST 2004
Sure sounds a cut above the average response.
73, Pete N4ZR
At 07:55 AM 1/27/04 -0600, Mike A. King - KM0T wrote:
>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
>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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