[RFI] death of plasma
dave at nk7z.net
Fri Aug 4 01:05:11 EDT 2017
My hope is that we locate a place far, far from others... In reality we
will probably not. Not good that the RFI is not a specular source, that
would make cancellation simple...
73s and thanks,
On 08/03/2017 02:03 PM, Jim Brown wrote:
> On 8/3/2017 1:32 PM, Dave Cole wrote:
>> You are 100% correct, but if it is mine, I can deal with it quickly,
>> and as I see fit. My concern is other folks Solar stuff... For
>> instance, if I see a home 500 feet away from a perspective home,
>> should I expect problems?
> Yes. A solar array for a home about that distance from my SteppIR wipes
> out 6M in that direction when the sun shines (raises noise floor by 10
> dB), and makes a mess on some of the higher HF bands. I only hear it
> when the sun is shining, which suggests that the source is the charge
> If you search my street address on Google Earth you can see my SteppIR
> as a small almost horizontal bar roughly 100 ft north of the house, and
> part of the solar array at about 110 degrees az.
>> Is, so what bands?
> Depending on the system, any bands can be affected.
> BTW -- noise cancellation doesn't work on sources that are large as a
> fraction of a wavelength, especially if the source is distributed.
> 73, Jim K9YC
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