[RFI] Power pole equipment/smart meters.
Mike - W5JR
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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
> 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.
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