[RFI] Trane Furnace RFI

Bill NY9H ny9h at arrl.net
Sat Oct 3 13:41:38 PDT 2009

we all know   "" ITS HARD TO STOP A TRANE......"" good luck...


At 10:26 AM 10/3/2009, Pawlak, Dan L. wrote:
>      I'm new to this list. I have a problem with my furnace.
>      I bought a new Trane furnace 2 years ago (model # 
> 2TXCB036BC3HCAA) and complained to the installer that I was having 
> problems with RFI on the ham bands. Some bands had more RFI than 
> others. I contacted the manufacturer directly and they worked out a 
> dealer with the installer to add a filter to my furnace (Variable 
> Speed Inducer Kit #KIT14688). It was installed on the ac line 
> inside the furnace, but did not cure the problem completely. I 
> didn't take any S-meter readings before and after it was installed, 
> but it did help somewhat. The RFI only happens when the furnace is 
> running and not the a/c. Has there been any experience with this 
> model furnace? Are there any other measures, like adding ferrite 
> cores, that would help?
>Dan Pawlak KF4KKF
>Manassas, VA.
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