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Cell phone tower signal junk

Sun Dec 13, 2020 2:15 pm

Any of you have trouble with cell phone tower signal interfering with your tube preamps or mics?
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Re: Cell phone tower signal junk

Tue Dec 15, 2020 8:24 pm

I hear the radio when turn on my guitar amp. It's a typical issue for flats, cause the wiring is usually cheap and there's no propper ground
 
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Re: Cell phone tower signal junk

Tue Dec 15, 2020 10:41 pm

SarahSimm wrote:
I hear the radio when turn on my guitar amp. It's a typical issue for flats, cause the wiring is usually cheap and there's no propper ground

I've had this issue before. It's typically a shielding issue, which could come from the amp, the guitar cable or the guitar itself.
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Re: Cell phone tower signal junk

Wed Dec 16, 2020 9:03 am

Your house wiring is supposed to be connected to a big, fat metal stake driven deeply into the ground, but construction folks sometimes skimp. An electrician can use a meter to assess the true quality of your ground ... and make sure that the builders actually connected all three wires to your outlets!

I have some musical friends who, when they set up their home studios, bought "some kind of an electrical filter-box" that they attached to its own dedicated ground stake. (I don't know details.)
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Re: Cell phone tower signal junk

Wed Dec 16, 2020 11:44 am

this has nothing to do with grounding. Ive called the national agency in charge of emf regulations and they detected it's coming from a nearby cell tower. So it's basically in the air. What is worrying is that my Rode K2 tube mic and the SPL tube preamp are picking it up too.Faintly but it's there enough to be audible in the recording
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Re: Cell phone tower signal junk

Thu Dec 17, 2020 11:38 pm

bebenavole wrote:
this has nothing to do with grounding. Ive called the national agency in charge of emf regulations and they detected it's coming from a nearby cell tower. So it's basically in the air. What is worrying is that my Rode K2 tube mic and the SPL tube preamp are picking it up too.Faintly but it's there enough to be audible in the recording


oh, that just turned out very unexpected for me