[RFI] 160M/Modem problem
aaron at campusactivism.org
Tue Dec 18 19:17:53 EST 2012
It isn't default, but I think there is shielded Cat 6.
This one is called Cat 6a.
Screened Shielded Twisted Pair
On 12/18/2012 1:04 AM, Jim Brown wrote:
> On 12/17/2012 9:09 PM, Aaron Kreider wrote:
>> I recently bought some Cat 6 cables as my understanding is that
>> they've got more shielding.
> CAT5, CAT6, and all variations thereof consists of four very good
> twisted pairs, each twisted at a different rate to minimize crosstalk
> from one pair to another. It is NOT shielded.
> Twisted pair cable, in general, is excellent in minimizing the pickup
> of all forms of noise, whether it be hum, buzz, or RFI. It is equally
> effective in reducing the radiation of noise from that wiring.
> If you have any problems with RFI or noise involving telephone wiring,
> or loudspeaker wiring, the FIRST thing I would do is to make sure that
> all wiring is twisted pair. CAT5/6/7 is far too small for loudspeaker
> wiring, but it is excellent for telephone lines, including those
> carrying any form of DSL.
> 73, Jim K9YC.
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