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Re: tv rfi



Interesting thread this, I have been getting broadcast bleed over on 2m but 
only during daylight hours, thought it was just band conditions!

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Nigel Gunn" <nigel@ngunn.net>
To: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Sunday, January 30, 2005 4:12 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] 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.
>>
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