Search and rescue transmitter interferes with car alarms, central locking, and garage door openers in Las Vegas.
Walkie-talkies interfere with electronic door locks on aircraft cockpits.
Navigation and control instruments can be caused to malfunction. During the approach of an Alitalia aircraft at Turin airport on 31 December, 1995, one of the 160 passengers onboard switched on his mobile phone, thus blocking the plane’s autopilot system.
Is it safe to use cellphones on airplanes? The real question should be: “Is it safe for passengers to use any electronic equipment on airplanes?”
Operating my personal document shredder crashes my digital TV set-top box, although it is 5 metres away. Toggling the on/off button on the set-top box restores normal operation.
In the kitchen we have a radio/tape/cd and recently the tapes have been playing with very poor sound quality.
Cellular telephones can interfere with medical equipment – Mayo Clinic concludes
Major news outlets in the Philadelphia metropolitan area report that the head of the city’s Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) has called on city officials to replace the two-and-a-half year old Motorola police radio system because of repeated communications failures.
The rear-screen heater in my BMW 3-Series causes so much interference when switched on that it’s impossible to listen to the car radio.
Chris van Rossman of Corvallis Oregon turned on his do-everything combo TV and got a big surprise—the police, the Civil Air Patrol, and the County Search and Rescue Officers knocked on his door.