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Thread: Microwave affecting WiFi
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> On Jan 23, 2009, at 10:43 PM, Vitaliy wrote:
>
> We bought a Sharp R209KKW oven, and recently noticed that it is  
> affecting
> WiFi (802.11g). When watching a movie over WiFi, the stream would  
> stop when
> the microwave is turned on. It happens every time.
>
> Is this something I should be concerned about, personal health-wise?  
> The
> microwave is about 10 feet from the router, and 20 feet from the  
> media PC
> (not directly in the line of sight).
>
> AFAIR, this was never an issue with the old microwave.
>
> Vitaliy
>
Try building a Faraday cage around the Microwave ( openings no larger  
than 1.2 cm which is 1/10th of the wavelength ).  Maybe aluminum foil  
will work.  Put a ferrite choke on the power cord.  See if your WiFi  
becomes happy.
MA

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