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Xmas Tree Lights Kill Wifi

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Xmas Tree Lights Kill Wifi

OFCOM add Xmas Tree Lights to the devices that may affect your WiFi signal.
Are OFCOM the new grinch?
http://www.kitguru.net/networking/jon-martindale/ofcom-christmas-lights-could-kill-your-wi-fi-speed/
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Re: Xmas Tree Lights Kill Wifi

Quick, add it to the PN excuse list.
"Have you at any time used Christmas tree lights within 15 metres of our Router?
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Re: Xmas Tree Lights Kill Wifi

I need to buy boxes of xmas lights in bulk then... where can i get them?  Cheesy
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Re: Xmas Tree Lights Kill Wifi

so your worried about the signal coming off the wifi router but want to go out and buy load of unshielded lights to emit masses of wifi interfering and other frequencies ? I'm not seeing the logic there  Huh
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Re: Xmas Tree Lights Kill Wifi

Quote from: georgelnx
OFCOM add Xmas Tree Lights to the devices that may affect your WiFi signal

Does that mean other Christmas lights are OK? Smiley
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Re: Xmas Tree Lights Kill Wifi

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emit masses of wifi

Your sentence was a bit hard to understand but i picked this bit out that seems to suggest you think xmas lights actually emit wifi?
Erm... No... they don't.
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Quote from: nanotm
so your worried about the signal coming off the wifi router but want to go out and buy load of unshielded lights to emit masses of wifi interfering and other frequencies ? I'm not seeing the logic there  Huh

I'm not seeing the logic there in that bold bit either.
Did you mean "to emit masses of EM interfering with wifi and other frequencies" ? - Because if you did you not only left a few words out but also got them in the wrong order.
And you wonder why people find you hard to understand or believe? Come on nano.. you can do a lot better than that.
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Re: Xmas Tree Lights Kill Wifi

I presume everyone has downloaded the amazing new OFCOM Wi-Fi app to their phone.
The amount of data and detail it offers is stunning Shocked
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Re: Xmas Tree Lights Kill Wifi

Was testing my HPEMS it took out the Xmas lights and the router.
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Re: Xmas Tree Lights Kill Wifi

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Quote from: nanotm
so your worried about the signal coming off the wifi router but want to go out and buy load of unshielded lights to emit masses of wifi interfering and other frequencies ? I'm not seeing the logic there  Huh

I'm not seeing the logic there in that bold bit either.
Did you mean "to emit masses of EM interfering with wifi and other frequencies" ? - Because if you did you not only left a few words out but also got them in the wrong order.
And you wonder why people find you hard to understand or believe? Come on nano.. you can do a lot better than that.

see you understood exactly what I was getting at, if your worried about a filters down to channel selective emission why would you want to have emissions on multiple frequencies including those that cause harm from an unfiltered festive light set ? 
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Re: Xmas Tree Lights Kill Wifi

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see you understood exactly what I was getting at,

Thats just it... I didn't... but it was the best guess I could come up with that I thought might make some sort of sense.
But come on nano... how do you expect people to take you seriously when you write like a slob? - If you wrote properly on here your credibility would shoot up overnight but because you write like a chav nobody will take anything you say seriously - because you're not serious enough to write properly.
Thats just the way it works.
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nanotm
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Re: Xmas Tree Lights Kill Wifi

Perhaps I do that because autocorrect likes to do strange things on here and I've just given up trying to fix it
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Re: Xmas Tree Lights Kill Wifi

Not taking sides, but, smart people turn off auto-correct, because it never works... Grin
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Re: Xmas Tree Lights Kill Wifi

Theres auto correct and simply not trying to put words in.
Either way, if you post stuff that can't be read / understood easily it makes you look bad.
Sorry if the truth offends..
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Re: Xmas Tree Lights Kill Wifi

Sparkly lights interfering with a wifi signal - is this actually newsHuh?

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Re: Xmas Tree Lights Kill Wifi

Seasonal advice from AAISP Smiley
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agYHiSXple0