[AMRadio] Receiver Noise Reduction Devices

Bob Macklin macklinbob at msn.com
Thu Jan 24 20:41:40 EST 2008

The first thing is identify the source of the noise. Have you tried to do

Bob Macklin
Seattle, Wa,
"Real Radios Glow in the Dark"
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Duke, K5XU" <k5xu at comcast.net>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Thursday, January 24, 2008 5:26 PM
Subject: [AMRadio] Receiver Noise Reduction Devices

> I'm looking for a way to reduce a received noise which is being back-fed
> into a nearby powerline from something inside a house about a block away.
> I've been working with my power company, and we are in agreement that it
> coming from the owner's side of the meter.
> This noise is killing all but the strongest signals on 160 and 80 meters,
> and is almost as bad on the lower half of 40.
> The noise sounds like a strong white noise on 80 and 40, and more like an
> electric motor on 160 and the AM bc band.
> Will a device such as the MFJ 1025 or 1026 reduce this noise enough to be
> worth spending the money for it, or should I just prey for lightning in
> next block?
> Mike Duke, K5XU
> American Council of Blind Radio Amateurs
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