With so many consumer products causing severe noise in amateur radio receivers, extra attention is required in order to clean up your reception. The following video gives some examples for you to suppress those noisy products. As stated in the video, be sure to check
Propagation has improved with a boost in solar flux. From Dr. Tamitha Skov.
A Ham Radio 360 podcast discussing the latest Battery/Solar solutions for operating in the field. Further information can be found on their website.