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This is really pretty random...... but, does anybody that has a Nextel Phone notice that when you are working at a computer or standing close to a speaker, when the phone rings, the computer screen gets fuzzy and the speakers make a loud buzzing sound? I use to have a Sprint phone and it never happened but as soon as I got a Nextel weird stuff started happening. I don't think I'm crazy as my friends have witnessed it. Any guesses as to why this happens, cause its kind of annoying?!

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Mine does the same thing. When it sits next to my computer screen or by a radio, I can always see or hear the interferance before the phone rings.
 

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Its not just Nextel. I have a Nokia phone with AT&T and it does the same thing.

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Same thing here, I found out that all cell phones get a signal boost when receiving a call. this way when you pick it up you have a couple seconds to say "Hey call me back on my hous____" right before you lose signal (At least my piece of crap Nokia does) I'm looking into sat phones next, I don't use my cell phone that much and the price is dropping like a rock on them, from what I've heard.
 

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Electromagnetic radiation. put a magnet buy your screen and see if it does the same thing.

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Don't put a magnet near your monitor or near your phone. Thats a good way to scramble delicate electronics. Kinda like an EM pulse from a nuclear blast. The only equipment imune to this is military hardware that is EM hardend.
 

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Its essentially doing the same thing when the phone rings

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A cell phone is using radio waves, it can effect your tv, stero, computer etc...not a big deal, move away from it and it should go away. Not just Nextel but any cell phone. I used to work for Nextel and learned more than I ever wanted to know about cell phones, cell sites and how the system works.
 

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You guys keep saying that anyphone does it but my old Sprint phone never did it and neither does my friends AT&T. Do any of your non Nextel phones do this?

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yup, like I said, I have a Nokia with AT&T and it does it. And not just when it rings. When my cd player is on in my truck, I can hear a "pop" every couple of minutes. If I turn my phone off, it goes away.

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My sprint phone never does any of these things. I have the Sanyo 4500 w/ built in speaker phone. I used to put my phone right under my monitor, and it would ring without messing anything up.
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Oh yeah, the cool way to say EM Hardened when talking about circuit boards is "RAD HARD", it stands for Radiation Hardened. And it's not just military, but space applications also.
 
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