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Re: [RFI] Computer birdies

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Subject: Re: [RFI] Computer birdies
From: Jim Brown <jim@audiosystemsgroup.com>
Reply-to: jim@audiosystemsgroup.com
Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2012 12:34:27 -0700
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On 6/26/2012 11:53 AM, Phil wrote:
> Would using shielded CAT6 cables reduce the Ethernet RFI?  With or without 
> winding around a toroid?

It will depend on how (and if) the cable shield is terminated at the 
noise source end(s). If the shield termination is proper, it could help 
a lot. If the shield connection is improper, it could even make things 
worse.  I've seen reports of shielded CAT5/6/7 being quite effective.

73, Jim K9YC
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