Picture an annual get together of a huge corporation that’s known as SWLing. The company’s top manager, in his expensive suit, is talking to everyone involved. There is this huge display with a depiction of the signal-to-noise ratio. The CEO is pointing at the word “signal” on the display. He’s saying that the company wants all of this. He then proceeds to pointing at the word “noise” and says that they don’t want any of it. He then looks at everyone present and asks them if they get it. He doesn’t wait for an answer and simply walks off the stage.
Believe it or not, this is how any SWL, music fan, program listener abroad and DXing enthusiast is thinking. There’s no going around it, for sure. People will need as much signal as possible and they will want to experience less noise as well. This is why so many people are looking for powerful amplifiers that could string longer wires and help them build bigger antennas. They want to get longer antennas to get that signal and minimize the noise. The concept is understandable and simple enough – less noise and more signal.
Well, I, for one, was mostly bothered by the noise. These bothersome sounds that prevented me from making the most from the signal in the first place. So I went ahead to creating a horizontal room loop that was supposed to help me boost the signal that was coming to my Grundig Satellit 800.
Granted, it worked. But not exactly the way I expected it to. I got a stronger signal but I did not get rid of the noise. It was still very much present. Well, I could have hit the attenuator to make some of the noise go away, but it was still present to some extent. The more you listened, the harder it would get. I was googling my way to victory and trying to find the source of the noise in the room. Perhaps it was some sort of electric gear. In the end, I’ve switched just about everything off but the noise was still there!
Long story short, I’ve stumbled upon the BHI Compact In-line Noise Eliminating Module and it finally brought me the results I was looking for so long. The BHI Compact In-line Noise Eliminating Module really did the trick and it actually works on ham single-sideband signals, utility stations and even international broadcasters!