[RFI] FCC Complaint Filing

Kenneth G. Gordon kgordon2006 at frontier.com
Fri Nov 22 16:36:09 EST 2019

On 22 Nov 2019 at 16:08, N8GLS wrote:

> His "cocky" in a huff last words were, "I'll try to install those
> things if I get a chance".   Since I'm retired, I know how many
> chances have come and gone, too many.  This is about a 1/2 hours work
> per light, at worst, (6) lights = 3 hrs.  These are post mounted deck
> lights, each post has a cap, it's not rocket science.

Well, as far as I'm concerned, you have bent over backwards to handle this.....person. 
IMHO, this has gone far enough.

At this point, if it was my problem, I would begin "hammering" on the ARRL, probably every 
day, until I got some action from them. I wouldn't simply contact them once and wait for an 

The squeaky wheel gets the grease, so squeak louder and more often.

Many here have given you excellent advice. Now it is up to you to sort those out and do 
what you think best.

BTW, Ken K5RG's advice vis-a-vis the power company's RFI guys is appropos. The guy I 
work with in our power company is one sharp cookie, and has helped me several times, day 
and/or night.

It certainly wouldn't hurt to at least contact them with as formal a request as you can make.

In one of my cases, a 20 over 9 noise level on 80, less so, up, he came to my shack, took 
noise signatures, and went looking. He found a defective neon sign, an immanent fire 
hazard, at a local pharmacy about 3 blocks away, notified the manager, and it was fixed 
within a few days.

In another case, he found a loose guy downlead from a power pole that was intermittantly 
touching another ground wire.

Good fella, him.


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