[amsat-bb] Re: "Birdies" from Linksys Wireless router
Patrick STODDARD (WD9EWK/VA7EWK)
amsat-bb at wd9ewk.net
Tue May 6 16:59:55 PDT 2008
> If they ever get around to using it, there is also a nice birdie on 145.870!
> My solution is to use ferrites on both the power and Ethernet cables from
> the router, and also use the mast mounted preamp. That is far enough away
> that the downlink swamps the birdie. Since most of the noise goes away when
> you unplug the Ethernet cable to the desktop, I have been considering
> switching that to RF as well, as I have an unused PCI card handy.
Another option beyond the ferrites may be to try a different power supply
or AC adapter. Most of these routers are now using a small switching
power supply, which are lighter and smaller than a traditional
transformer-based wall-wart adapter would be for the same
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