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Andy Neil
01/14/12 08:01
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#185485 - Now that is true
Responding to: Kai Klaas's previous message
Kai Klaas said:
...jammers are still a problem. I hope I use the right word here: By jammer I mean a strong HF-noise emitter which is blocking the transmission from remote control to car.

Yes, that is true.

Note that it's not just malicious jamming; there are plenty of legitimate transmitters that can interfere with RF remote controls - and, of course, faulty equipment can have the same effect.

I experienced this recently when parked near a GSM tower (here): the remote locking would not work - I had to physically turn the key in the lock.

So, be sure that your car has actually received the command...


List of 13 messages in thread
True or False information      Ralph Sac      01/13/12 17:52      
   cheap alarms      Mahmood Elnasser      01/14/12 01:52      
      That wouldn't work.      Andy Neil      01/14/12 04:41      
         centerlock      Mahmood Elnasser      01/14/12 11:53      
            So don't do that, then!      Andy Neil      01/14/12 12:01      
               not me      Mahmood Elnasser      01/14/12 14:40      
                  Always check with the insurance company        Per Westermark      01/14/12 21:42      
   Re: True or False information        Hans Van Pelt      01/14/12 02:43      
   Not true      Andy Neil      01/14/12 04:32      
      What you say is true but...      Kai Klaas      01/14/12 06:57      
         Now that is true      Andy Neil      01/14/12 08:01      
   No need to know any keys ...      Christoph Franck      01/16/12 00:54      
      already noted      Andy Neil      01/16/12 14:54      

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