u.S Navy HF Noise Mitigation Handbook

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The U.S. Navy has produced one of the best handbooks I have seen on HF Noise Mitigation

Here’s a link to “U.S. Navy Noise Handbook.pdf” in my Dropbox:


Thanks to Dan KC4GO for pointing it out to me
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George Molnar, KF2T, Elmer

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Good reminder - that's a really practical guide, especially for power-line related issues. 
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Thanks for passing this on. Not only will it increase my knowledge but on my Flight to Europe next week it will put me to sleep. "Just kidding well kinda"

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Thanks to Howard and Dan. I'm sure this will be a useful reference.

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Ken - NM9P

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As Mr. Spock would say...."Fascinating!"  Neat stuff, especially the time domain graphs.  We can get that on our flexes now!  It would be great to have a wiki site with a collection of FLEX-6000 screen captures of different types of interference.  It would make things much simpler for us as we try to trace interference sources.

Ii could contribute a few from my own station, especially the garbage generated by the over-the-counter halogen lights in my kitchen!  What a mess they generate!

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I also had a problem with the halogen kitchen counter lights but mine turned out to be switching wall-wart.  Wish I had rig that could put out a signal that strong!

Found an equivalent linear and the silence was golden!

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The information will be necessary and one that I will dealing with; now that we are moving to Florida.
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Jay -- N0FB, Elmer

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Here are some other permanent links for this same Navy pdf just in case the link that Howard provided becomes disabled:

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A good read.  Many thanks for the link.

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Thank you for introducing the Community to the Naval Postgraduate School publication NPS-EC-07-002 titled THE MITIGATION OF RADIO NOISE FROM EXTERNAL SOURCES at Radio Receiving Sites, dated May 2007.  As the name suggests this document addresses “EXTERNAL SOURCES.”

There is a related Naval Postgraduate School publication which is likely of interest to the Community.

Naval Postgraduate School Publication NPS-EC-10-001 THE MITIGATION OF RADIO NOISE AND INTERFERENCE FORM ON-SITE SOURCES at Radio Receiving Sites, dated November 2009, focuses largely upon grounding, cables, antennas, and power conversion related issues.  A pdf copy of this document can be found on the ARRL website at http://www.arrl.org/files/file/Technology/RFI%20Main%20Page/Naval_RFI_Handbook.pdf.  The ARRL also refers to the book as the Naval RFI Handbook but they are the same document.