[WriteLog] RF from your Computer Monitor..
Dez in Cyprus
Tue Jan 21 11:26:16 EST 2003
You might care to experiment with the display settings of your monitor.
I find my Compaq 17" monitor is quieter (around the ham bands at least)
running at 800 x 600 pixels, rather than say 1024 x 768.
Just a thought.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Donald Eriksen" <email@example.com>
To: "Mike Baker K7DD" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, January 21, 2003 7:41 AM
Subject: Re: [WriteLog] RF from your Computer Monitor..
> I can sympathize with you, I tried two differant CRT monitors a few years
> ago and the hash was just about like you described. I finally went to a
> flat panel monitor and I can assure you, they're RF quiet. It made the
> difference between being able to work only the strongest stations to being
> able to work signals that barely register on the S-meter.
> I just recently added a second similar monitor (both 15") and am enjoying
> all the windows and boxes WriteLog has to offer with no noise. This is not
> very cost effective solution, but it was the only one for me.
> Good Luck, 73
> Don W6FFH
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mike Baker K7DD" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Monday, January 20, 2003 10:27 PM
> Subject: [WriteLog] RF from your Computer Monitor..
> > Hello Gang,
> > I am sure I can't be the only one who has RF from his computer monitor
> > getting into his rig on receive. At times the sigs are so bad it
> > white noise all across a band with BIG birdies intermixed. 40CW is
> > the worst band for me. Have anyone of you come up with a monitor that
> > QUIET? I now use a laptop that is almost silent but I miss the larger
> > display and ability to separate the monitor section from the rest of the
> > computer. My computer is now almost silent (Dell 420 workstation) but
> > monitor is still a broadband sig generator. Any suggestions? Any one
> > the newer "flat panel" displays? and how are they for noise.
> > Mike Baker K7DD
> > firstname.lastname@example.org
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