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Re: tv rfi

We had a similar problem here some years ago. Our "FCC-equivalent" wrote 
to the cable company and gave them 21 days to move the channel to a 
frequency outside the amateur bands or close down the network. Worked 
like a dream.

Greg D. wrote:

> If you're talking about CABLE channel 18, then I have bad news...  The 
> 2 meter ham band occupies the same RF space as the cable TV channel 
> 18.  The theory is that the two can coexist because the cable stuff is 
> supposed to be contained inside the cable.  My guess is that replacing 
> the physical cable with a higher quality (more shielding) variety may 
> help, but you can't eliminate the fundamental RF without killing the 
> TV signal as well.
Nigel A. Gunn. 59 Beadlemead, Milton Keynes, MK6 4HF, England. 
Tel +44 (0)1908 604004
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