[AMRadio] Receiver Noise Reduction Devices


Don Buska dbuska at wi.rr.com
Thu Jan 24 20:47:53 EST 2008


Hi Mike,

Is it coming in via the power line?  If yes, the 1025 or 1026 won't 
help.  If you have a battery operated receiver and you still hear the 
noise then it's radiated noise and in that case the 1025 or 1026 should 
be able to remove such noise.

73

Don N9OO

Mike Duke, K5XU wrote:
> 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 is
> 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 the 
> next block?
>
>
>
>
>
> Mike Duke, K5XU
> American Council of Blind Radio Amateurs
>
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