[RFI] 2002 Mazda Millenia

Stein Roar Brobakken s-roabr at online.no
Wed Aug 27 14:26:10 EDT 2008

Hi Keon

have you tried a choke of ferrit core with 30-40 woundings between center of antenna and ground ?



> From: Keon Hayes [ke3hay at gmail.com]
> Sent: 2008-08-27 18:56:39 CEST
> To: rfi at contesting.com
> Subject: [RFI] 2002 Mazda Millenia
> Boy do I have a problem here. My name is Keon (KE3HAY) and I have a Mazda
> with a serious issue that I am not sure if bonding will solve.I am Running a
> Yaesu 857. I have bonded my trunk and hood to the uniframe of my car. When
> the key is on the off position, no noise what so ever. As soon as I turn it
> to the acc position, there is a s9 noise on the 40M and 580M band ... but
> 20M is about a S3 which i can hear weak signals with some DSP in there. 40
> has come down some ... like 1 s unit but it is still floating between a s8
> and 9. any other sudgestions?
> I have ruled out fuel pump because the pump fuse was pulled and noise
> contenued and the car just shut off. I think  it may be the computer but not
> sure. I took the power leads to an outside sourse (Battery out of the car)
> and still the noise. I used the short cable for the remote head and still
> there. I grounded the radio and it helped a tad bit.
> Thanks for any help ...
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