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2-DAY WORKSHOP ON LOCATING AND CORRECTING

POWER LINE INTERFERENCE SOURCES


DAY 1

Welcome, Introductions, Background Information

Definition of Power Line Interference

Introduction to the Complainant

The First and Most Important Step to Solving the Complaint

Causes of Power Line Interference, Transmission & Distribution & others

What Causes Power Line Sparking

How Sparking Is Transmitted: Conduction, Induction, Radiation

External Sources and How Weather Effects Them

Electric Field and Noise Propagation Demonstration

Identifying the Source Causing the Complaints to:

Hams, TV, AM/FM Broadcast Station Radios

Methods of Detection: Audio, VHF, UHF, and Ultrasonic

Frequency Range of Sparking Noise Interference

Locating Power Line Interference

Likely Sparking Sources

Locating Only The Specific Cause of the Customerís RFI/TVI

Techniques & Equipment Demonstrations

What to use and When to use it

Safety Issues


DAY 2

Correction of Power line Interference

General Clean-up of Pole or Structure

Correction and Prevention of Poor Hardware Connections

Field Trip (If conditions allow)

Tailgate meeting

Locating actual noise sources

Hands on with the equipment

The Customer/Complainant

All the Right Questions

All the Right Steps

How to Locate the Home Containing the Source

How to Locate Inside Sources

Non-Power Line Sources

Internal Sources

How To Recognize and Locate Them

Common Sources

Safety in Handling Non-Power Line Noise Sources

Review & Evaluation