Re: Detecting consumer electronics possible ?

Date:         11 Nov 96 01:50:36 
From:         s_odle@earthlink.net (Scott Odle)
Organization: Earthlink Network, Inc.
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In article <airliners.1996.2346@ohare.Chicago.COM>, amtran01@aol.com says...
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>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.
>

Incorrect. Nowhere in the FARs is there anything that requires an aircraft to
be impervious to all external sources.  Recently, HIRF (High Intensity
Raidiated Fields) testing is being required on all new and modified aircraft.
However, there is no way to protect against everything.