[RFI] History Channel creeped across 6 meters

k4ar at arrl.net k4ar at arrl.net
Sun Jun 3 07:52:58 PDT 2012

It is gone this morning. Last night it was *very* strong.

Someone off-line mentioned cheap Chinese made 49 Mhz wireless speakers that
drift into the six meter band.

This sounds plausible.

I'll keep an eye out.


-----Original Message-----
From: Roger (K8RI) [mailto:k8ri at rogerhalstead.com] 
Sent: Sunday, June 03, 2012 2:49 AM
To: rfi at contesting.com
Subject: Re: [RFI] History Channel creeped across 6 meters

On 6/3/2012 2:42 AM, Roger (K8RI) wrote:

BTW IIRC 145.25 is the audio sub carrier for Ch 18 analog.


Roger (K8RI)
> On 6/3/2012 12:01 AM, k4ar at arrl.net wrote:
>> Interesting....
>> The History Channel just creeped across the lower end of the six 
>> meter band here.
>> 50.100 - 50.180 in the last hour or so.
> It's either a poor connection or some one has wired their antenna 
> direct to the set along with the cable without an AB switch.  If you 
> operate on the calling frequency for a while and the leak is local 
> some one is bound to complain, particularly on the History Channel.  
> Must still be running analog in that area.

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