[RFI] Wired vs Wireless Routers for RFI

Jim Brown jim at audiosystemsgroup.com
Sat Jan 12 11:22:24 EST 2008

Thanks, Don. To clarify -- are you saying that the female Ethernet connectors built 
into the cable modem, the router, and the computers all have shield contacts?  

Where did you buy these cables? Did you build them yourself and put connectors on 


Jim K9YC

On Fri, 11 Jan 2008 12:42:02 -0500, Donald Kemp wrote:


>The system I used the shielded Cat-5 cable with is a Toshiba PCX-2600 cable
>modem with a short 3 or 5 foot shielded cat-5 jumper to a Dlink DL-604
>>From the router I have 4 computers connected with shielded cat-5 cable.

>Each connector of each cable has a metal shield connected to the shield in
>the cable. The connector shield contacts the female connector in the router
>or modem for ground. I did not use an external ground to either the modem or
>2 of the shielded cat-5 runs are 50 foot, the 2 others are 25 foot runs.

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