[TowerTalk] Electronic Dog Containment Fence Noisy? NOT
ersmar at verizon.net
Thu Jul 10 21:43:47 EDT 2008
My neighbor at the end of my block installed one of these things a couple of years ago. While the tech was on-site cutting a slit in the neighbor's driveway for the wire, I asked him what frequency it worked on. He said it was a couple of milliwatts on 16 kHz or so. I waited until the tech was gone and the neighbor's dog sat peacefully in the front yard befoe I tuned my receiver to listen for hash, etc. on the Ham bands. Nada. I even walked past the house listening to a portable AM radio - same nada.
So unless the transmitter is defective, you should be ok regarding potential QRN.
Gene Smar AD3F
From: Robert Morris <robrk at nidhog.net>
Date: 2008/07/11 Fri AM 12:31:35 EDT
Cc: towertalk at contesting.com, "Kenneth D. Grimm, K4XL" <grimm at sbc.edu>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Electronic Dog Containment Fence Noisy? NOT
A couple of watts on 500kc, at 3am, might be fun.
Alan Braun wrote:
> It depends on what frequency it uses. Most of them consist of a wire
> buried an inch or 2 below ground, connected to a very low power xmtr on
> 500 KHz.
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