|[AMRadio] Bad Static Problem|
macklinbob at msn.com
Tue Feb 1 13:53:28 EST 2005
Last night I had HIGH static on both my HF receivers. And I have been having
a problem with static discharge.
But it has not been snowing in Seattle. They wish it was.
"REAL RADIOS GLOW IN THE DARK"
----- Original Message -----
From: "Vince Wesa Werber" <ka1iic at prexar.com>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Tuesday, February 01, 2005 10:22 AM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Bad Static Problem
> Was is snowing when you heard this??? The dry air of winter can cause
> discharge in your antenna/receiver...
> Just a thought
> On Tuesday 01 February 2005 08:48 am, Schichler, Alfred wrote:
> > I just started getting an intermittent noise problem on several bands
> > runs from s-9 to about 20 over. It's especially bad on 40 meters,
> > but I can hear it on 80 and 160 pretty good too. Not too bad on the
> > bands. Sometimes it is just one or two pops per second, then it changes
> > as much as about 50 or more pops per second, then slowly back again.
> > Sometimes only one every few seconds. This is very annoying, because the
> > main receiver I use does not have a noise blanker, and the noise limiter
> > doesn't do a whole lot.
> > I was wondering if that sounds like anything similar to the noise any of
> > you other guys have been getting. (Maybe from power lines?)
> > I can't hear it at all on a portable AM broadcast band receiver, so it
> > might be difficult to track down without getting the power company
> > involved. Thanks for any help.
> > Al, NE2D
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