[RFI] A note from Sangean about switching power supplies
nss at mwt.net
Sat Jan 7 10:03:53 EST 2017
My first thought was, is it really a government law saying that they
MUST use that type of power supply?
The Original Rolling Ball Clock
On 1/7/2017 9:01 AM, Dave Cole wrote:
> The unfortunate side affect should be a substantial fine to Sangean.
> Howard Lester wrote:
>> I’m looking through the online operating manual for a Sangean AM/FM
>> radio I’m interested in buying, and I came across this little note in
>> the Cautions section. I didn’t know about the “background” cited, and
>> I do find Sangean very responsible to print this.
>> Howard N7SO
>> VERY IMPORTANT PLEASE READ
>> Sangean suggests that you keep your AC Adapter at least 12 inches
>> away from the radio while listening to the AM Band.
>> Your Sangean Radio is powered by an AC adapter which is a “switching”
>> or “switch-mode” type. The DOE (Department Of Energy) has a Federal
>> mandate requiring all manufacturers to use this type of power supply.
>> This newer power saving technology has the unfortunate side effect of
>> causing interference to the AM radio band.
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