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General Meeting – July 2 – Frank Haas KB4T – Interference

July 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Our speaker for July will be Frank Haas KB4T. Frank has been licensed as an Amateur Radio Operator since April 1965. Haas earned both his Amateur Extra Class and First Class Radiotelephone Operator’s Licenses in 1979. Haas serves as the Technical Coordinator for ARRL’s North Florida Section. Haas is employed by Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) as a Land Mobile Wireless Communications Specialist for FPL’s North Area. In addition to servicing and maintaining sophisticated P25, Microwave and Data communications systems, Haas specializes in Power Line Interference Investigation and Mitigation. Over his 20 year career with FPL, Haas has investigated hundreds of Interference issues both power line related and non-power line related. He has a 99% successful resolution record. His success in this specialty won him a seat on the IEEE Working Group that recently created Recommended Practices and Standards for Power Utilities to follow regarding power line interference complaints and resolutions. Haas speaks to Amateur Radio groups on the subject of Power Line Interference Investigation. Hams from around the United States contact Haas for assistance in resolving Interference issues of all sorts. While Ham Radio is his primary hobby, Haas is an Instrument Rated Private Pilot, former Real Estate Broker and Mortgage Broker and personal computing expert and consultant.


July 2
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category:


Monthly Meeting


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