[RFI] Ambient Noise Levels

Kelly Johnson n6kj.kelly at gmail.com
Tue Aug 8 18:45:41 EDT 2006

I didn't know that low bands behaved like that.  Thanks for the info.
This is a relief.  Now I don't have to go scouring the neighborhood to
find the source of my increased noise level at night :-)

On 8/8/06, Tom Rauch <w8ji at contesting.com> wrote:
> > to increased use of electronics by my neighbors at night?
> > The noise
> > actually sounds more like atmospheric noise, but I'm not
> > sure.  Anyone
> > else have a theory?
> If you are not local noise limited, noise on lower bands
> (below 40) always goes up at night.
> Above 40 if you are not local noise limited, noise goes up
> when the band is open in the direction of the band opening.
> http://www.w8ji.com/noise.htm
> 73 Tom

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