[RFI] Power pole equipment/smart meters.

Mike - W5JR w5jr.lists at gmail.com
Tue Jul 26 08:59:28 EDT 2016

Our smart meter utilizes the 896/935 commercial band. It's polled by their prominent "mountain" site. I receive an email when the mains disconnect from the co-op and when they reconnect. 

Mike / W5JR
Alpharetta GA

> On Jul 26, 2016, at 1:05 AM, KD7JYK DM09 <kd7jyk at earthlink.net> wrote:
> : Probably SmartGrid equipment.  Could be wireless on any range of freqs.
> I've always wondered about that stuff.  We were switched over to smart 
> meters a few years ago.  Fortunately no RFI and they operate on 900 MHz and 
> 2.4 GHz.  I was told by several meter readers and techs in the are that they 
> relay to repeaters in the area.  I'm out in the desert.  There is no other 
> equipment for several miles, nothing on any poles that's ever been seen and 
> the hills with communications equipment are ten to fifteen miles out.
> What could these new meters possibly be sending to?  I can't imagine their 
> range much more than to get across my land.
> Kurt 
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