[RFI] RFI and Hybrid vehicles - What are MFRs afraid of ?

Alan NV8A (ex. AB2OS) nv8a at att.net
Thu May 5 10:39:19 EDT 2005

On 05/05/05 09:23 am Jim Brown tossed the following ingredients into the 
ever-growing pot of cybersoup:

> Several thoughts. 


> 3. As I drive down the road with my HF radio active, I 
> occasionally pass vehicles with huge ignition noise. Almost 
> without exception, they are Fords. One of my friends has an FT100D 
> in his Ford truck-like SUV, and the ignition noise in it is AWFUL. 
> 4. One of my friends is chief engineer at a 50 kW AM BC station, 
> and tells me he gets LOTS of complaints from owners of Fords that 
> there is so much ignition noise that they can't hear his station 
> in his primary coverage contour! 
> On the basis of #3 and #4 alone, I wouldn't touch a Ford with a 
> ten foot pole. 

You are too accomodating. In the UK we used to say that we wouldn't 
touch <something> with a *forty* foot pole. :-)


Alan NV8A

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