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#1 Bezukhov

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Posted 02 August 2009 - 10:04 AM

Can anyone tell me if using the powerlines to access the internet would have a deliterious effect on my shortwave radio equipment?
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Posted 02 August 2009 - 10:57 AM

The little I've read about it and that was some time ago, It left a lot to be desired
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Posted 02 August 2009 - 08:53 PM

I found this on a web page.

The second major issue is signal strength and operating frequency. The system is expected to use frequencies in the 10 to 30 MHz range, which has been used for decades by amateur radio operators, as well as international short-wave broadcasters and a variety of communications systems (military, aeronautical, etc.). Power lines are unshielded and will act as transmitters for the signals they carry, and have the potential to completely wipe out the usefulness of the 10 to 30 MHz range for short-wave communications purposes.

So I would say yes it would interfere.

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