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Noise. Part 2. Electromagnetic pollution (radio-frequency interference) which is carried in free space.
AUDIO AMATEUR 2/1985 [Mar 1985] (v.16#2) pg. 35
Added Info AUDIO AMATEUR 3/1987 [Jul 1987] (v.18#3) pg. 51

"Bulb savers" may cause interference in electronic equipment because they induce DC on AC lines.
AUDIO AMATEUR 3/1986 [Aug 1986] (v.17#3) pg. 49

About noise in sound-reproduction gear. A pragmatic approach to the reduction of electronic and the related improvement of sound in high-fidelity equipment. Looks at causes of RFI and EMI, noise filters, grounding, cables, etc.
AUDIO AMATEUR 2/1991 [Apr 1991] (v.22#2) pg. 10
Added Info AUDIO AMATEUR 3/1991 [Aug 1991] (v.22#3) pg. 49
Added Info AUDIO AMATEUR 1/1992 [Mar 1992] (v.23#1) pg. 60, 64
Added Info AUDIO AMATEUR 4/1992 [Dec 1992] (v.23#4) pg. 36, 38
Added Info AUDIO AMATEUR 3/1993 [Sep 1993] (v.24#3) pg. 39

Measured RFI differences between rectifier diodes in simple capacitor-input power supplies. Includes a simple RFI test setup to measure rectifier diodes under a realistic load without introducing other variables.
AUDIO AMATEUR 1/1994 [Mar 1994] (v.25#1) pg. 26
Added Info AUDIO AMATEUR 3/1994 [Sep 1994] (v.25#3) pg. 46
Added Info AUDIO AMATEUR 4/1994 [Dec 1994] (v.25#4) pg. 47

The AC power line and audio equipment. Part 1. A look at the many factors affecting your power line and some tips on how to protect your audio equipment.
AUDIOXPRESS Sep 2001 (v.32#9) pg. 16

The AC power line and audio equipment. Part 2. Causes of interference and tips to ensure a clean AC power line.
AUDIOXPRESS Oct 2001 (v.32#10) pg. 66
Correction AUDIOXPRESS Feb 2002 (v.33#2) pg. 65

The AC power line and audio equipment. Part 3. The various protection schemes.
AUDIOXPRESS Feb 2002 (v.33#2) pg. 32
Added Info AUDIOXPRESS Sep 2002 (v.33#9) pg. 60, 61

Tips on controlling RFI (radio frequency interference) from personal computers which may interfere with computer controlled devices.
BYTE Sep 1980 (v.5#9) pg. 172

Electromagnetic interference. How to determine the source of electronic interference and eliminate or reduce it by simple means.
BYTE Jan 1981 (v.6#1) pg. 48
Added Info BYTE Jul 1981 (v.6#7) pg. 22

How to improve an earth ground connection and eliminate television interference caused by short wave radio by arranging for the radio grounding stake to be kept in damp earth soaked in salt water. Water softener may provide salt water.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Nov 1980 (v.36#11) pg. 67

Notes on the prevention and cure of stray R.F. in the amateur station.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Mar 1981 (v.37#3) pg. 44

Intermodulation interference. Discussion of questions which might appear on the FCC Advanced Class exam.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jun 1981 (v.37#6) pg. 62

How to overcome radio frequency interference in the new solid-state digital RTTY equipment.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Dec 1981 (v.37#12) pg. 36

Antenna accessories for the hamshack. Part 5. R.F.I. meter and field strength meter.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Feb 1983 (v.39#2) pg. 56

Cable television interference. Part 1.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Mar 1984 (v.40#3) pg. 86

Cable television interference. Part 2.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Apr 1984 (v.40#4) pg. 72

Hi! I'm your new neighbor. Secrets to peacefully coexisting with your neighbors and still being able to operate your amateur radio. Part 1.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Mar 1987 (v.43#3) pg. 40

Hi! I'm your new neighbor. Part 2. Where to turn when you have real problems with RFI or TVI.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Apr 1987 (v.43#4) pg. 26

RFI and computers in the shack. How to control radio-frequency interference when radios and computers are operated in close proximity to each other.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Nov 1987 (v.43#11) pg. 66

TVI/RFI problems. Part 1. Tips from one amateur on how to prevent problems with your neighbors over various forms of radio-frequency interference.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Dec 1987 (v.43#12) pg. 96

Conquering front-end overload in the TS-940S. Simple filter circuits cure interference caused by a nearby broadcast station.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jan 1988 (v.44#1) pg. 42
Correction CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Mar 1988 (v.44#3) pg. 72
Added Info CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Apr 1988 (v.44#4) pg. 6

TVI/RFI problems. Part 2. The interference survival guide. Technical tricks to solve RFI problems that can't be talked away.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jan 1988 (v.44#1) pg. 64

Radio frequency interference and its impact on packet radio. Common causes and cures are explained.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jun 1989 (v.45#6) pg. 80

What to do about radio-frequency (RF) interference on telephones.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Apr 1991 (v.47#4) pg. 72
Added Info CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jun 1991 (v.47#6) pg. 70
Added Info CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Oct 1991 (v.47#10) pg. 54
Added Info CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Dec 1991 (v.47#12) pg. 85
Added Info CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jan 1992 (v.48#1) pg. 106
Added Info CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL May 1992 (v.48#5) pg. 100

TVI revisited. More tips on the cause and cure of interference from modern HF solid-state transceivers.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Nov 1991 (v.47#11) pg. 56

Finding elusive power-line noise (radio-frequency interference) using the Super Snoop system.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jan 1992 (v.48#1) pg. 28

Curing amateur radio station RFI (radio frequency interference). Overcoming the effects of RF current backup on amateur radio equipment.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Nov 1995 (v.51#11) pg. 58

Tips on overcoming TVI, RFI and CRI when operating amateur radio, QRP, keys, and mobile radio.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Nov 1995 (v.51#11) pg. 70

The cause and cure of RFI in packet radio.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jul 1997 (v.53#7) pg. 68

Radio frequency interference. A case history and some observations. Why modern fiber-optic communication systems may be more susceptible to some RFI and EMI problems and how to correct the problem.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Dec 1997 (v.53#12) pg. 38

Locating the source of RFI and EMI using two simple oscilloscope detectors and an AM-radio-based detector.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jan 1998 (v.54#1) pg. 40

Some pointers on shielding electronic housings or enclosures to keep out unwanted signals and to prevent RF radiation.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jun 1998 (v.54#6) pg. 46

Tips on controlling RFI (radio frequency interference) on telephones, AM/FM portable radios, and stereo systems using ferrite cores.
DX MAGAZINE Mar 1991 (v.3#3) pg. 14
Added Info DX MAGAZINE Jun 1991 (v.3#6) pg. 29

Power line noise. Suggestions for locating power line RFI sources using a VHF receiver with AM noise detector.
DX MAGAZINE Jul-Aug 1994 (v.6#4) pg. 24

Tip on eliminating TV interference caused by input cable being too close to AC powerline.
ELECTRONIC HOUSE Aug 1997 (v.12#4) pg. 60

Get rid of CB television interference.
ELECTRONICS ILLUSTRATED Mar 1963 (v.6#2) pg. 35

Thirteen and a half ways to kill radio frequency interference on TVs and radios.
ELECTRONICS ILLUSTRATED May 1969 (v.12#3) pg. 89

Electronic noise. Knowing what causes internal electronic noise can help you select components which minimize its effect on a circuit.
ELECTRONICS NOW Dec 1993 (v.64#12) pg. 59

Tips on controlling "hum" in audio equipment that is caused by 60-Hz electromagnetic radiation coming from electric wiring, etc.
ELECTRONICS NOW Jan 1996 (v.67#1) pg. 8
Added Info ELECTRONICS NOW Apr 1996 (v.67#4) pg. 10

Quieting ignition interference (boat, car, truck, etc.) with radio reception.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS May-Jun 1966 (v.2#2) pg. 95

Stop static. Tips on how to eliminate annoying electrical interference in electronic circuits.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Jan-Feb 1979 (v.19#1) pg. 67

Locating the source of electrical TVI (television interference) within your house. Some tips.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #291 Sep 1988 (v.38#7) pg. 104

Tip on confirming and eliminating booster amplifier interference on a TV receiver.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #305 Feb 1990 (v.40#2) pg. 82

A tip on how to rid a stereo FM receiver of interference from a CB radio.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #325 Feb 1992 (v.42#2) pg. 82
Added Info FAMILY HANDYMAN #336 Mar 1993 (v.43#3) pg. 102

Troubleshooting an electronic igniter (on a gas clothes dryer) which is causing TV and telephone interference.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #363 Nov 1995 (v.45#10) pg. 96

Intermodulation and crossmodulation, two interrelated problems that often mess up reception on the ham bands. What are their causes and cures.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Mar 1987 (v.4#3) pg. 94

How to deal with TVI/BCI (interference with TV and broadcast band radio) from amateur radio equipment.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Jun 1987 (v.4#6) pg. 94

Correcting TV interference. Simple do-it-yourself solutions to (1) maladjusted horizontal control, (2) radio-transmitter interference, (3) FM interference, (4) maladjusted fine tuning, (5) electrical interference, (6) poor TV signal, (7) co-channel interference, and (8) ghosting.
HANDY ANDY Jan 1979 (v.3#4) pg. 82

Tip: How to prevent your TV set from inducing interference in your VCR.
HOMEOWNER May 1987 (v.12#4) pg. 14

Microcomputers and TVI (television interference). How to prevent your home computer from causing TV interference.

Home remedies for TV interference. Official tricks suggested by the FCC to clear away CB and ham transmitter interference from TV, FM and stereo.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [1] May 1978 (v.1#3) pg. 36

Tips on controlling inbound radio-frequency interference that can interfere with SWL, CB or ham operations.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [1] Sep 1978 (v.1#7) pg. 56

Drive out radio ghosts. Tips on eliminating RFI in audio equipment.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [1] Oct 1978 (v.1#8) pg. 40

Tips on eliminating the "buzz-type" radio interference caused by fluorescent lamps.
POPULAR COMMUNICATIONS Sep 1989 (v.8#1) pg. 37

Overcoming electrical noise in a CB mobile rig. How to eliminate interference from alternator, ignition coil, various gauges, electric motors, and spark plugs.
POPULAR COMMUNICATIONS Aug 1990 (v.8#12) pg. 72

How to install an electrical bond between auto engine and body in order to reduce electrical interference in a mobile CB rig.
POPULAR COMMUNICATIONS Dec 1990 (v.9#4) pg. 44

Squelching electrical noise (radio-frequency interference) in mobile radio installations. Tips on locating the source, installing line filters, grounding, etc.
POPULAR COMMUNICATIONS Sep 1992 (v.11#1) pg. 46

What to do about reducing electrical noise (radio-frequency interference) in SWL receivers.
POPULAR COMMUNICATIONS Nov 1992 (v.11#3) pg. 38

Advice on eliminating alternator whine (radio-frequency interference) in mobile radio installations.
POPULAR COMMUNICATIONS May 1993 (v.11#9) pg. 48

Tracking down birdies (radio frequency oscillations) picked up on a specific frequency.
POPULAR COMMUNICATIONS Aug 1993 (v.11#12) pg. 36

Fighting interference and noise in DX'ing using a technique called phasing. Phasing involves combining the signals from two different antennas.
POPULAR COMMUNICATIONS Aug 1993 (v.11#12) pg. 38

Radio interference, some causes and cures.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jan 1972 (v.1#1) pg. 94

CB interference with TV. Part 1. Using a high-pass filter or series-tuned wave trap to overcome "fundamental blocking", a primary cause of TV interference from CB radios.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jul 1975 (v.8#1) pg. 78

CB interference with TV. Part 2. How to control harmonic interference of TV reception that is caused by CB radios.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Oct 1975 (v.8#4) pg. 91

Tip on eliminating radio interference caused by triac light dimmers.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Mar 1976 (v.9#3) pg. 97

Circuit to eliminate shortwave radio interference caused by local electrical appliances.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] May 1976 (v.9#5) pg. 26

Tips on eliminating ham radio interference being picked up on a stereo system without a tuner.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Feb 1978 (v.13#2) pg. 84

Tips on handling radio-frequency interference from your CB transceiver on your neighbors TV set or hi-fi system. How to track down the cause, determine if it is your transmitter and correct the problem.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Mar 1978 (v.13#3) pg. 94

How to overcome radio frequency interference caused by light dimmers.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Sep 1978 (v.14#3) pg. 99

Tip on eliminating CB interference caused by automobile alternator.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jul 1979 (v.16#1) pg. 71

Tips on preventing RFI in audio devices.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Sep 1981 (v.19#9) pg. 83

Circuit for eliminating the hum in an AM radio caused by a light dimmer.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Apr 1982 (v.20#4) pg. 88

Curing computer-induced electromagnetic interference on shortwave receivers. Build this fiber-optic interface unit for attaching a digital computer to a SW receiver.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Mar 1989 (v.6#3) pg. 90

Finding the sources of interference with amateur radio. Includes circuits for field-strength meters which help pin-point sources operating up to 40 MHz or so.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Sep 1989 (v.6#9) pg. 94

A guide to reducing or eliminating interference to any RF receiver.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Mar 1991 (v.8#3) pg. 67

All about electrical noise. Causes of electrical noise and helpful tips to keep noise our of your electronic circuits.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jul 1992 (v.9#7) pg. 62

Fighting interference. Learn about the various types of electrical interference, the harm it can do, and the measures you can take to stop it.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Aug 1993 (v.10#8) pg. 44
Added Info POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Nov 1993 (v.10#11) pg. 3

Television and radio interference caused by ham radio transmitters. Advice for the amateur radio operator on reducing or eliminating the problem.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Mar 1996 (v.13#3) pg. 74

How 60-Hz power line noise winds up interfering with AM radio.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] May 1996 (v.13#5) pg. 68

Inoculating against the RFI epidemic. Techniques for reducing radio-frequency interference to consumer electronic devices (TV, radio, telephone, computers, etc.).
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Dec 1998 (v.15#12) pg. 36

RF (radio frequency) shielding materials and methods.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Aug 1999 (v.16#8) pg. 82

Spurious transmitter outputs. An overview of the undesirable RF "noise" that eminates from almost any radio transmitter.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Oct 1999 (v.16#10) pg. 75

Some EMI/TVI fixes. (1) Harmonic elimination. (2) Tuned-stub solution.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Dec 1999 (v.16#12) pg. 83

Eight ways to beat TV interference. A look at the most common forms of interference to TV reception and how to solve them.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1980 (v.153#6) pg. 88

Tip: How to shield meters from stray RF (radio frequency) energy.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1983 (v.160#5) pg. 12

Tip on using a portable AM radio to locate the source of RFI (radio frequency interference) in an automobile's electrical system.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1994 (v.171#4) pg. 97

Your war on electronic pollution. Special section on curing TV interference, radio and appliance interference, boat and auto radio interference.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1972 (v.201#5) pg. 98

How to make simple TV and CB fixes that will eliminate television interference caused by citizens band radios.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1978 (v.212#3) pg. 120

Noise interference in mobile rigs (AM, FM or CB). How to get rid of it by locating the source in automobile electrical or ignition systems.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS May 1978 (v.49#5) pg. 47

Reducing CB interference to TV reception. How a professional with the right equipment can measure and reduce CB interference.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Aug 1978 (v.49#8) pg. 56

TV interference. Causes and cures.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Nov 1980 (v.51#11) pg. 71

Simple and inexpensive way to eliminate harmonic interference utilizes a 1/4-wavelength transmission line stub.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Mar 1981 (v.52#3) pg. 76

Curing electromagnetic interference. Part 1. Learn all about the causes and what you can do to neutralize its effects.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Nov 1985 (v.56#11) pg. 50

Curing electromagnetic interference. Part 2.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jan 1986 (v.57#1) pg. 53

Curing electromagnetic interference. Part 3. How to head off interference before it enters your electronic equipment. Also, how to deal with power-line transients.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Feb 1986 (v.57#2) pg. 71

Curing electromagnetic interference. Part 4. Guidelines on designing PC boards to eliminate EMI.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Apr 1986 (v.57#4) pg. 66

Tip: Install a wire mesh reflector to reduce or eliminate power-line interference with TV reception.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jul 1986 (v.57#7) pg. 8

Image interference explained.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Feb 1987 (v.58#2) pg. 94

Tips on preventing electronic light dimmers from interfering with reception on AM radios.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Apr 1987 (v.58#4) pg. 8

Tips on selecting properly shielded cable to reduce RFI.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS May 1988 (v.59#5) pg. 80

Tip on locating electrical wiring in walls using a "noisy" motor and a small transistor radio.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Nov 1989 (v.60#11) pg. 14

Tips on shielding electronic devices to reduce RFI.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jan 1992 (v.63#1) pg. 67

Tips on locating a loudspeaker next to a TV set in order to avoid TVI.
SPEAKER BUILDER 4/1987 [Dec 1987] (v.8#4) pg. 61
Added Info SPEAKER BUILDER 2/1988 [Apr 1988] (v.9#2) pg. 55

Stalking the elusive EMI (electromagnetic interference) in aircraft radio and navigation equipment.
SPORT AVIATION Apr 1996 (v.45#4) pg. 86