Re: Detecting consumer electronics possible ?

Date:         10 Nov 96 04:52:44 
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I once knew a Captain that loved to play his Game Boy on the Flight Deck
enroute.  I never once saw or heard of interference.  I have read of some
situations though.

A PC magazine did a study a while back and measured the emmisions from
laptops.  So there must be a way to detect unfriendly games.

Although if a computer or game is causing problems with avionics the a/c
is at fault.  The a/c should be able to operate in a very "loud" radio
enviorment(i.e.Thunderstorm, Solar activity).  Loose or frayed connections
to the radios are most often the culprit.