[RFI] Buying New Vehicle - RFI issues with these models?
aa6e at ewing.homedns.org
Sat Aug 4 18:43:30 EDT 2007
I've wondered about this. If your vehicle is ok with 500W, what happens
if you drive by a Sequoia on the highway while Txing? Do you leave a
trail of dead cars behind you?
Only half joking.
73 Martin AA6E
Larry Benko, W0QE wrote:
> My 2001 Toyota 4Runner and a friends 2005 4Runner are fine at 500W.
> Another friend just bought a 2007 Toyota Tundra and runs 500W all the
> time with no problems. I'm sorry to hear that your Sequoia has
> problems at 100W. I seem to remember hearing about you having problems
> with it on your move to CA. A couple of years ago I did some
> electronics design for the auto industry and at the time they expected
> all the electronics to operate in fields up to 100V/m but was never
> involved in any testing to verify the outcome.
> Larry, W0QE
> Jim Brown wrote:
>> On Sat, 04 Aug 2007 12:19:07 -0600, Larry Benko, W0QE wrote:
>>> Don't believe the gloom and doom for a minute.
>> There are very good and very bad. My 99 Volvo S80 had NO problems.
>> The computer in my 2006 Toyota Sequoia locks up with 100W on 20M.
>> One of these days I'll have time to try to fix it.
>> Jim Brown K9YC
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