Tag: noise

Steps to Lower Noise Floor and Revitalize AM Radio

Background noise interference is degrading the quality of broadcast reception, two-way communications, mobile cellphone services and every other form of wireless communications used today at an alarming rate. The FCC and the ITU agree that the DC to 60 GHz+ wide-spectrum background noise floor is increasing as more and more unregulated electronic devices are used […]

This Week in Amateur Radio #924

Edition # 924 – Release date: Saturday, November 12, 2016 This podcast is suitable for air on amateur radio frequencies. Download here: https://archive.org/details/TWIAR924HAM Here are the stories making news … This Week in Amateur Radio: Amateur Radio “Uniquely Situated” to be at Leading Edge Again, Conferees Told “Noisy Electronics” Have Increased HF, VHF Noise Floors […]

AFCCE Urges Members to Sound Off About Spectrum Noise

Leaders of an influential group of consulting engineers are urging their members to talk to station clients and speak up about spectrum noise on the broadcast radio and TV bands in the United States. They say broadcasters should not miss an “unprecedented opportunity.” As we’ve reported, the FCC’s Technological Advisory Council currently is investigating whether […]

via the ARRL: Amateur Radio Sleuthing Pins Down Source of Strange RF Interference

Police in Evanston, Illinois, contacted the ARRL Lab, after an apparent interference source began plaguing wireless vehicle key fobs, cell phones, and other wireless electronics. Key fob owners found they could not open or start their vehicles remotely until their vehicles were towed at least a block away, nor were they able to call for […]

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