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Re: FCC regs & airports
Original poster: "Steve Stuart by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <sstuart-at-glasscity-dot-net>
My brother Rick, W8TZO, is an avionics engineer at the airport.
Guess I can have him keep an ear open when I run the thing to
see if there's any stink.
CUL, Steve W8AN
Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: "J. B. Weazle McCreath by way of Terry Fritz
> At 08:47 PM 11/01/02 -0700, you wrote:
> >Original poster: "Steve Stuart by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> >Hey all..
> >I'm lucky. I only have a handful of neighbors within a square
> >mile. Closest one is an acre away, so not too concerned with
> >interference there. But local airport is a couple of miles away
> >and I've heard that the hair stands up on the back of their neck
> >when the noise comes up on the radio. They still use AM you
> >73 de Steve
> Hello Steve, Coilers,
> I live about a mile off the end of the most active runway of our
> local airport. They have a non-directional beacon that operates
> on 261 kHz. which just happens to be the frequency my Tesla coil
> runs on!! I've experienced no troubles, and I'd be the first to
> know, as I'm an avionics technician and know most of the pilots
> on a personal basis!
> 73, Weazle, VE3EAR/VE3WZL
> Listening: 147.030+ and 442.075+
> E-mail: weazle-at-hurontel.on.ca
> or ve3ear-at-rac.ca
> Web site: http://www.hurontel.on.ca/~weazle