[AMRadio] Part 15 Devices


Rev. Robert P. Chrysafis kc8gpd at hotmail.com
Sun Dec 2 16:22:10 EST 2007


Be a little 200mW ERP FM Station or 100mW AM station that actually serves 
it's local community and see how fast they react and enforce citing 
interference as the reason.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Wilhite" <w5jo at brightok.net>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service" 
<amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Sunday, December 02, 2007 4:12 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Part 15 Devices


> Yea I have read it Bob.  And given the attitude of the FCC I really don't 
> think they would take any action.  The first answer is always, "Move 
> something".  I sure would like the FCC to get back into non-interference 
> and enforcement.
>
> Jim/W5JO
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>>I have haerd that the new flat screen TVs are the worst offeners. The 
>>FCC's
>> solution is to have the owner of the device stop using it.
>>
>> Have you tried reading Part 15?
>>
>> Bob Macklin
>> K5MYJ
>> Seattle, Wa,
>> "Real Radios Glow in the Dark"
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Jim Wilhite" <w5jo at brightok.net>
>> To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
>> <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
>> Sent: Sunday, December 02, 2007 12:35 PM
>> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Part 15 Devices
>>
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>>> Well guys I put snap beads around the power cord (about 6 of them as I
>>> recall) and still hear it on several frequencies in the 75 meter band.
>>> It radiates as much as 50 ft. away and I don't think they should have
>>> that much.
>>>
>>> On top of that, the frequencies move when the state changes from off to
>>> on.  Like all of you my house if full of these devices.  My HP computer
>>> doesn't do this, my Canon multi-purpose printer doesn't do this, none of
>>> the kitchen appliances do it, the DVD player doesn't and neither does my
>>> electronic thermostat.  All of which I can take a portable receiver and
>>> go near and hear them on the same frequencies with the TV unplugged.
>>>
>>> One leg of my 75 meter antenna is about 50 ft. away and the TV causes
>>> spurs that can be heard that far away.  I know it isn't the satellite
>>> box and not the answering machine adjacent to it.  Everything clears
>>> when I unplug the TV.  It is the first TV I have ever had that radiates
>>> this much.
>>>
>>> Jim/W5JO
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> > How do you know it is out of compliance? There are measured radiation
>>> > limits. Every one of the new entertainment devises that has a remote
>>> > controller have a microprocessor that runs all the time unless the
>>> > device is
>>> > unpluged. You can get radiation off the cables. unplug all the cables
>>> > and
>>> > see what you get.
>>>
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