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Radio wave shielding

By DogStar
Jun 26, 2002
  1. Lately (last couple of days) I've noticed that when my speakers are on min volume, I can hear one of the local radio stations through them. (more noticable with headphones). When I do some gaming and turn them up it can't be heard (but obviously still there), so my question is what would be an effective form of shielding. Someone I spoke to stated that it might be the modem picking up the RF.
     
  2. uncleel

    uncleel TS Rookie Posts: 1,145

    I've hear of this before & probably not the modem. If the speaker wires are close to 31" long, they tend to act like an antenna for FM frequencies. I think the fix was installing an inline resistor.
     
  3. DogStar

    DogStar TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 142

    K.
    Would this have an effect on the overall system performance, (such as the RF's interfering with any system components) or is it just like a free radio.
     
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