On Sat, 25 Jul 2009 00:20:10 -0400, Gerry wrote:
>I removed her componenet cables and tried HDMI with no luck. Other than AC
>and HDMI no other cables go to the TV. I think it may have happened with all
>the cables off but I'd have to check that agian.
1) Remove ALL the cables (except the power cable) and see if you have the
If you do, proceed to step 2. At this point, there should be no antenna, no
TV, no audio outputs, no video inputs or outputs.
2) Study my RFI tutorial and use it as a guide to wind a toroidal choke on the
power cord tuned to 20M. If that doesn't help, take the TV back for a refund.
It's a shielding problem, and you'll never fix it.
3) If the choke on the power cable fixes it with no other cables attached (or
there's no interference with only the power cord), start adding other cables
at a time that you need to make the set functional the way you want it. If the
problem returns, that cable is acting as a receive antenna, so add a choke to
The tutorial is at http://audiosystemsgroup.com/RFI-Ham.pdf
Jim Brown K9YC
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