[TowerTalk] Plasma TV noise ideas?

n4zkf towertalk at n4zkf.com
Sun Nov 3 05:29:16 EST 2013

Tell him to buy a Panasonic Plasma. :) I have one 50'away in my living
room and bought because it was the only one that didn't create noise. Come
to find out it was the 2nd best on the market at the time! Lucky me.
Hopefully it works out for you.

73 Dave n4zkf

On 11/1/13 4:41 PM, "John Frazier" <fraz1 at bellsouth.net> wrote:

>I have read Tom W8JI and Jim K9YC "tutorials" on this issue.
>I have confirmed that when the immediate neighbor turns off his Samsung
>Plasma set the "noise" ceases.  Today, I provided six 2 1/4 inch mix 31
>toroids and several clamp-on's to my neighbor along with a simple
>explanation (with pics) on installing them on the power cord close to
>the set itself and again at the outlet end of the cord.  An electrician
>is scheduled to visit his home Monday. Samsung has asked him to get
>confirmation that a good ground exists at the AC outlet serving the TV.
>At that time, I will ask the electrician to install by-pass caps from
>each side of the AC line to ground.  If he has no clue, I will build or
>most likely buy a filter.  I do not, myself, want to alter anything in
>my neighbors residence.  "We" may also try to choke other leads involved
>in his system.
>In addition, the neighbor is continuing an effort with Samsung to have
>the set replaced.
>Any other ideas for remedies?  The noise can reach S9 plus, peaks at 25
>KHz intervals, but creates hash across the bands.
>John W4II
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