[RFI] RFI Noise - Part II

Dean k3ggn at wi.rr.com
Thu Jul 4 19:35:38 EDT 2013


It has been my experience that the ARRL is very responsive to RFI matters.

On 7/4/2013 6:14 PM, t.izak wrote:
> Hello RFI'ers,
> Well, my ham buddy (N1NK)and I finally located the source of the RFI. I
> seemed to be coming from a 3-car garage with a loft above it with a detached
> house.  The garage looks to have power as one of the power poles is next to
> it with a feeder coming into the garage.
> We knocked on the door of the house and no one came out. We then went to the
> garage as there were stairs leading up the loft area and knocked on that
> door and no one was home.  The owners wife came out of the house we were at
> and we explained to her about the noise situation most likely emanating from
> the garage. Then her husband came out and told us to get off the property. I
> asked him if he has an AC unit with a programable timer/thermostat and he
> said yes and it was no concern of ours. At that point we turned around and
> left the premises.
> I did notice while we were going up the stairs to the garage that there were
> two vents. One looked like an "intake" and the other an "exhaust" which had
> warm air coming out of it. I did not notice any AC/Heat Pump units outside.
> Now why would someone install an AC unit inside a garage??
> I don't know what my next step is to do in a situation like this since I
> have not been involved with RFI issues with an "irate" neighbor. I could go
> to the ARRL and ask for assistance but this might take "eons".
> HELP !
> 73
> Tom/k1tl...
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