[RFI] I will have you arrested

Kelly Johnson n6kj.kelly at gmail.com
Tue Feb 9 16:27:54 PST 2010

I have several pages of documentation of every call I've made, every
case # I've opened, etc.  I also have a video showing the interference
on a "bad day" vs a "good day".  It's a video tape of my radio's
S-Meter with audio indicating the loud powerline noise.  The S-Meter
shows S0 on a "good day" and S9+ on a "bad day".  My interference is
somewhat sporadic.  It is there almost without fail in the summer
anytime temps > 70 or 80 degrees.  It is minimal during the rainy
season (ie. now).  The ARRL wrote them a letter a year or two ago and
that lit a fire under their butt to get them out the next week,
but...they still didn't fix it and still haven't.  Yes, I may have to
get ARRL to send out another letter soon.

On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 3:36 PM, John K9UWA <k9uwa at arrl.net> wrote:
> I assume Kelly that you have documented each time you called and the trips
> they made to try to fix it?..... If so your next call is to copy all that
> stuff and
> send it off to the FCC ....
> Your the little guy screaming at the bottom workerbees.... and getting zero
> results.... yes had same thing happen to me a few years ago.... numerous
> noises... I pinpointed all of them for the crews... and still no results...
> But the FCC goes to that CEO and then the workerbees get the stuff coming
> DOWN on them to get the stuff fixed.... in my case the VP for our area
> called
> me directly on the phone and said... my people will be out there and solve
> your problems.... they did... and they fixed it finally... takes a while...
> but it
> does work...
> John k9uwa
>> All well and good, but...what if the local utility won't do anything
>> after you pinpoint the pole?  I have been trying to get a bad pole
>> fixed now for 2.5 years.  They've been out here more than once, but
>> they have so far been unwilling to cut power to the neighborhood long
>> enough to rebuild the pole with 12KV lines on top.  They will look at
>> the pole.  They will listen.  They've even tightened a bolt or two on
>> the lower half of the pole, but they won't get near the top of the
>> pole.  Too bad I can't arrest the CEO of PG&E!
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