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IEEE Southeastern Michigan: Chapter VIII (EMC)

Southeastern Michigan IEEE EMC Chapter technical meeting.

*** Note the Meeting Location:  Al Ameer Restaurant – Canton

Sponsors:  NoiseKen & Measurement Instruments

  • 2100 N. Haggerty
  • Canton, Michigan
  • United States 48187
  • Building: Al Ameer Restaurant
  • No Admission Charge
  • All times are US/Michigan
  • Menu: Regular, Vegetarian


Ed Hare of A2LA



The ARRL Lab: Trials, Tribulations and (Tall?) Tales

ARRL Laboratory Manager Ed Hare, W1RFI, has promised to give us the real “inside” information about what goes on in the ARRL Lab.  He has a presentation that is chock full of information about the day-to-day things that happen in Lab when nobody is looking. Ed claims that every word is true, even the tall tales, but some of them involve fishing, so we suspect that a few of them may be a bit, um… well… exaggerated. Ed tell us, however, that will tell a few tales that you will never read about in the pages of QST!  Much of the work of the Lab has lately been related to EMC and interference problems, so Ed will give us the insider view on the problems facing Amateur Radio and what is being done to try to address them.


Ed Hare, W1RFI, is employed by ARRL, the National Association for Amateur Radio. After an industry career in product testing, he came to work at ARRL HQ in 1986. He started as ARRL’s “Product Review” test engineer, moved on to becoming ARRL’s “RFI guru” (notice his call!) and he now holds the position of Laboratory Manager. Over the years he has written quite a number of RFI articles, ranging from articles for QST and the “ARRL Handbook” to articles about the practical aspects of RFI that have appeared in professional trade journals. He is also one of the authors of the ARRL “RFI Book” and the author of the ARRL’s book on RF exposure, “RF Exposure and You.” He is very active holding a seat for Amateur Radio on various industry committees, serving as a voting membership on the IEEE EMC Society Standards Development and Education Committee, the ANSI accredited C63® EMC Committee as Chair of Subcommittee 5 on Immunity, and is the IEEE EMC Society Vice President of Standards, representing ARRL and the interests of Amateur Radio as industry standards are developed. He is a member of the IEEE Standards Association, the IEEE EMC Society and the Power Engineering Society. His personal operating interest is QRP CW, where Ed’s motto is, “Five Watts is a Lot of Power!”  He is presently doing work on HF using 10 milliwatts, reporting 30 states worked, all in the ARRL CW Sweepstakes.


Address: ARRL, 225 Main St., Newington, Connecticut, United States, 06111


5:30 Shish and Shawarma Sandwiches, Rice, Bread, Hummus, Salad and water or Coke

6:00 Presentation

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