[AMRadio] Noise Update

Bob Macklin macklinbob at msn.com
Thu Mar 6 17:21:29 EST 2008

A couple of years ago a friend of mine suddenly had a wide band HF noise
problem. It was found that the TV cable in his neighbor's yard had a broken

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, March 06, 2008 2:11 PM
Subject: [AMRadio] Noise Update

> A few weeks ago, I was one of the instigators of a thread on this list
> finding and eliminating noise.
> I have been battling a serious noise from the BC band through 40 meters
> since April of last year.
> It had been determined that the noise was coming from something in a house
> about a block away on another street.
> Today, thanks to a third party, the noise was traced to a DVD player. Once
> this machine was unplugged, it went away.
> The player was an older model. We suspect it received a spike from some
> nearby lightning which occurred at about the time the problem began.
> He says he will replace it.
> So for now at least, 75 and 40 meters are useable again.
> Mike Duke, K5XU
> American Council of Blind Radio Amateurs
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