[RFI] Grow Light Question...

David Cole dave at nk7z.net
Thu Nov 13 10:30:34 EST 2014

Hi Tom,
Thanks!!!  I will need to make note of the Magnetic ones being better in
our handout...  THANK YOU!!!
Thanks and 73's,
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On Thu, 2014-11-13 at 07:48 -0700, Tom Thompson wrote:
> Hi Dave,
> All of the electronic ballasts that I have tested have been very bad 
> from an RFI perspective.  That includes the Lumatek LK1000, the Quantum 
> 1000 and the Micromole 1000.  All of these ballasts are digital.  If a 
> grower uses a magnetic ballast, RFI is not a problem.  I don't have a 
> brand name, but there are some new systems coming out where the ballast 
> and the lamp are integrated so there is no long cord between the ballast 
> and lamp to radiate.  I'll try to find a brand name.
> Tom   W0IVJ
> On 11/13/2014 6:52 AM, David Cole wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Does anyone have a name/model number of a decent, (read as non RFI),
> > Grow Light setup?  Now that Oregon will be allowing growing at home,
> > this info might be good to be able to pass on to growers.

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