Tracing overhead line noise

Thanks to George Smith G8AOJ and the RSGB. “For several months I had been experiencing random variable level wide-band impulsive noise across the whole 2m band. This manifested itself at times as a strength seven continuous crackling noise.” Read on to see how George traced the offending noise source. This article is copyright of the […]

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Lodging Complaints

If you are unable to resolve your noise issues yourself, it may be necessary to lodge a complaint with third parties or the regulator.  Watch the video on this page to gain a better insight into how you’d go about making a formal complaint. Engaging the ACMA should be a LAST RESORT.  If you feel […]

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Locating Power Line Noise

The below videos give a real world example of power line noise suffered by Allan VK2CA.  The second video shows first hand how you can use a simple VHF/UHF receiver to narrow down the offending power pole.   QRM.guru thanks Allan for providing these videos.     This video illustrates first-hand the horrible sounds that […]

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Power Line Noise – Taking action

Now you know its power line noise – make sure all your evidence and supporting documents are well organized.  You’ve used your DF equipment to narrow it down to a pole and/or location. Ensure you have captured as much information as possible on the Power Line Noise Tracking Template and have supporting files; eg. Video […]

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