kd4e at verizon.net
Tue May 30 23:33:23 EDT 2006
> I have been trying to hear W0RW who is operating,
> using his Experimental License, on 480 Khz.
> EVERY evening that I have tried to listen for him, shortly after I get
> everything set, I hear a fairly weak carrier start exactly on that
> frequency, then it shifts to a slightly higher frequency, then back and
> forth, eventually breaking into what sounds EXACTLY like high-speed
> FSK.It took me several weeks of intermittant searching to find that it was our
> Fisher and Paykell clothes-washing machine. The two tones were first
> the hot water being keyed on, then the cold, to get the correct
> temperature, then the FSK signal was the machine finally going into its
> agitation cycles.
> Ken W7EKB
I was advised to do whatever I have to to keep
our vintage MayTag washer and dryer running.
Not only for RFI-avoidance but also for quality.
Thanks! & 73, doc kd4e http://bibleseven.com
Florida Home w/Rohn 45 in concrete base & 10 acres for sale:
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