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Old 02-27-2008, 07:39 AM   #1
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Kitchen radio is "fuzzy" on one FM station while plugged into a GFCI receptacle - other stations are fine. Problem is intermittent.

When moved to a different circuit, but within about 10', all fuzziness goes away.

Is fuzziness possibly a function of the receptacle? Should I get an extension cord to see if location is the determining factor?

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Old 02-27-2008, 09:22 AM   #2
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Situation:

Kitchen radio is "fuzzy" on one FM station while plugged into a GFCI receptacle - other stations are fine. Problem is intermittent.

When moved to a different circuit, but within about 10', all fuzziness goes away.

Is fuzziness possibly a function of the receptacle? Should I get an extension cord to see if location is the determining factor?

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Yeah, why not. See if it is location. May be that that particular space is directly inline with some interfering signal. There is some chance that the electronics of the GFCI are causing it, but not likely. Perhaps that point on the countertop is a junction in the space-time continuum, and you need to tune the radio's flux capacitor to compensate?

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Any flourescent lights in the kitchen? That would be the first thing I'd check. Turn on the radio and turn off the light.
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Perhaps that point on the countertop is a junction in the space-time continuum, and you need to tune the radio's flux capacitor to compensate?
In Phase: The flux capacitor will ONLY help if the station was AM.
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In Phase: The flux capacitor will ONLY help if the station was AM.
And this is why these forums are so great. We need feedback like this. I'd have totally forgotten that detail. Leah, pay attention

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This, I believe has been posted before, but contains information on many of the parts that the OP will need

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This, I believe has been posted before, but contains information on many of the parts that the OP will need

Thank God they finally eliminated side fumbling. It had such a negative effect on the interphase junction that Dirac positron scattering in the magnetohydrodynamic tetrode coils always forced the vacuum diffusion generator to oscillate wildly across a broad Casimir spectrum.

At least two out of every three I installed came from the factory with a busted hymen compensator. If we could keep the flow at 1.5 centipoise, voila! But that took some serious tinkering. And we all had to be treated for radiation poisoning due to poor shielding on the tachyon shunts. Junk I tell you.

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I know what you mean. It's like the problem of triplin inductor sinks never existed. The fact that they've perfected the "lunar wane shaft" is nice too.

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