[RFI] Haolgens AND . . .

Tom Rauch w8ji at contesting.com
Sun Nov 19 17:12:01 EST 2006

> As someone mentioned previously, the halogen bulbs 
> themselves are not
> the issue, its the low voltage switching supplies which 
> accompany them.
> I have tried several different brands in the various 
> lighting tracks in
> this house and every one of them produce huge RFI. The 
> only solution
> I've found thus far is to replace the low voltage heads 
> with ac units.
> Be warned.

Same issue here. Despite well-shielded receiving systems and 
antennas hundreds of feet away from my shack I could not use 
any of the switching supplies I tried. I went to a 
conventional transformer.

73 Tom 

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