[RFI] Compuer lockup

Gary K9GS garyk9gs at wi.rr.com
Thu Feb 23 15:56:16 PST 2012

The important thing is you want a "31" mix ferrite.

On 2/23/2012 5:23 PM, Michael Coslo wrote:
> On Feb 22, 2012, at 6:57 PM, Roger (K8RI) wrote:
>> On 2/19/2012 1:08 PM, sebdesnCC wrote:
>>> Mine just makes the monitor shut down when I set "tune" on the transceiver
>>> to make the auto tuner set itself ,other than that all is well..
>> I've never had a problem bothering the computers, but when I first put
>> up the sloping, half wave, center fed 75m fan dipole about the time I'd
>> hit 1 KW out strange things would start happening with LEDs for the
>> remote antennas switches and the 6-pack control head for SO2R operation
>> would light up.
> Hi guys, I've been out for a bit, so coming in late here, forgive if this has already been covered….
> Anyhow, the closest thing to a cure all fro RFI getting int to computer and locking things up is to put a couple ferrites on the mouse cord.
> I usually use two  annular ferrites, of a size you can push the USB connector through, counter wound with as many times as I can fit, and then ty-wrap them so they don't come apart.
> I've cured problems with laptops and desktops running right beside full legal limit setups.
> If this has been solved already, then Oops, my bad!
> 	- 73 de Mike N3LI -
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Gary K9GS

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