[RFI] Effectiveness of your rig's DSP on Power Line RFI

Dave rocketnj at gmail.com
Thu Nov 19 20:15:43 EST 2020

While slightly out of your price point the Flex 6000 series radio’s wide noise blanker does wonders on powerline noise. I have a few videos on YouTube. 

The 7300 noise blanker is more effective on impulse noise and not so effective on powerline broadband noise.

David De Coons wo2x

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> On Nov 19, 2020, at 6:14 PM, David Eckhardt <davearea51a at gmail.com> wrote:
> Spend a tad more and purchase something outstanding, not only the NB, but
> the rest of the radio.  Take a serious look at the Icom 7300.  The NB just
> works!  Recently, I've seen them go used for as low as $850, but that is
> rare.
> Dave - WØLEV
>> On Thu, Nov 19, 2020 at 10:33 PM Charles Plunk <af4o at twc.com> wrote:
>> I am considering purchase of a used or new rig with DSP under 1k.
>> Looking for personal opinions on a specific rigs DSP's effectiveness to
>> combat power line noise if any at all. My mode preferences are cw first,
>> then digital, ssb, AM broadcast swl.
>> My Elecraft KX2 DSP and BHI do very little IMO for power line arc. NB's
>> on my old TS830s and TenTec Triton IV (both non DSP) work pretty well
>> but not perfect on consistent power line arc, intermittent arc less
>> effective.
>> Not really interested in any responses of getting the power co to fix,
>> how to locate, etc. Been through all this, looking for something to help
>> filter it until a fix is effected. I suspect most answers will be DSP
>> just was not designed to do that but there is hope, lol.
>> Thanks!
>> Chuck
>> AF4O
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