Hybrid vehicle noise on HF

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Hybrid vehicle noise on HF

Post by K2FJ » Mon Mar 24, 2008 2:54 am

] recently installed my IC-706IIG in my Toyota Prius. With the engine running it sounds like a buzz saw in the receiver. Turn the engine off and it works fine. Has anyone else experienced this problem in a hybrid vehicle? I suspect the electric motor is causing the problem, and/or the associated electrical circuits. If anyone has a suggestion or cure for the problem please advise.


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Post by wa4cch » Mon Mar 24, 2008 3:22 am

hi try powering the radio with external power supply see if noise is still there with engine on if so start grounding everything ferrite beads on all power leads
i asume you are running power stright from the batt shied these leads if possible try rerouting the power cables maby your passing close to a coumputer source try these then we'll go for more
73 chuck

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