[RFI] Update on the Boston area RFI

Ash Thornton thorntonash at comcast.net
Sat Feb 13 12:35:13 PST 2010

Thank you.

That raises a question for me. We did have attenuation cranked in,  
but what should we see at the fault vs. the greater field of RFI? Any  
general rule of thumb?


On Feb 13, 2010, at 1:35 PM, Missouri Guy wrote:

>> NStar did come out last week with their Radar Engineering VHF/UHF
>> gear with a yagi for pinpointing the noise. The noise was so high
>> along the power lines they could not pinpoint a specific pole or
>> spot....
> It sounds like they needed some attenuation in front of the
> receiver.  With my own RFI radio, I use 6 -10 -20 db switchable
> steps between the antenna and radio, and sometimes that's
> not enough when close to a noise source.
> 73,
> Charlie, N0TT

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