Dealing with neighbours – a step by step guide

Here is a step by step guide on how I (Steve VK5SFA) remedied my QRM issues: The most important advice is to be empathetic, polite and forthright. Put yourself in their shoes. Make contact with the occupants at a reasonable time by visiting in person. Introduce yourself and explain why you are there. Do your […]

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Draft letter to send to Solar Installer

Below is a samle template you can use when dealing with solar installers.  The letters provides some structure and guidelines around the important aspects your installer must consider.  Thanks to Max VK3YBA for sharing this with QRM guru.  It reflect his experience in successfully installing a noise free solar system at his QTH. DRAFT LETTER […]

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Log Sheet – Neighbours complaining of interference

If your neighbours complain that “you are ruining their TV or radio reception”, engage in a friendly conversation.  In the first instance, do not confirm that your station is the source of the noise.  Offer to assist and invite them to keep a log of the interference.  Make sure you keep a detailed log of […]

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Log Sheet – Tracking QRM at your station

This log sheet is designed to help you track the noise over a number intervals.  If you are able, make an audio or video recording of the noise.  Most mobile phones offer recording facilities.  This will help you in narrowing down the type of noise as you direct your investigations towards the source.

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