[RFI] any ideas on this one?

donovanf at starpower.net donovanf at starpower.net
Sun Nov 25 11:14:02 EST 2012


You didn't mention how strong it is at your QTH.   At a mile distance, it might be a high power source like a high efficiency furnace motor.

Its time to get out a portable receiver to locate it.


---- Original message ----
>Date: Sun, 25 Nov 2012 09:26:54 -0500
>From: Roger D Johnson <n1rj at roadrunner.com>  
>Subject: Re: [RFI] any ideas on this one?  
>To: rfi at contesting.com
>Dave, K1TTT, has kindly put my spectrum file at:
>The noise seems to repeat every 158 kHz up and down the
>Roger D Johnson wrote:
>> I went out DFing today with a portable radio. The bearings and
>> signal strength indicate a pole with some kind of cable TV box
>> hanging close to it (an amplifier?). Anyone know if these could
>> be a problem?
>>> Roger D Johnson wrote:
>>>> Here is a NaP3 view of the noise that's bothering me. I've
>>>> narrowed it down to a group of houses about a mile away. The
>>>> noise is on 24/7 so that eliminates a lot of things. Could
>>>> it be a home alarm system?
>>>> 73, Roger
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