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Re: Stopping Cars With Radiation

From: Bruce Maccabee <brumac.nul>
Date: Sat, 17 Nov 2007 23:33:17 -0500
Archived: Sun, 18 Nov 2007 07:43:30 -0500
Subject: Re: Stopping Cars With Radiation


>Source: Technology Review - Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

>http://www.technologyreview.com/Infotech/19699/?a=f

>Tuesday, November 13, 2007


>Stopping Cars With Radiation

>A beam of microwave energy could stop vehicles in their tracks.

<snip>

This article brings to mind the car stopping UFO events of 1957
in particular. However, I should point out that the new cars are
much more susceptible to microwave than the old design.

The new cars use microprocessors to control engine operation and
said microprocessors are sensitive to microwave pulses that
generate unwanted voltage spikes within the circuitry. In some
cases a microwave pulse of sufficient power will cause permanent
damage. The fact that a Marx generator was used to boost the
voltage means that the pulse of microwave radiation will be very
short as a capacitor (bank) discharges into the antenna.

The older cars used a mechanical distributer and a step-up
transformer - spark-coil - driven by a make/break switch to
generate thousand volt pulses to fire th spark plugs. There was
nothing 'sensitive' about these electrical devices. They
couldn't be stopped by mere microwaves such as discussed in this
article.

Back in the 60's it was proposed that a huge magnetic field
could saturate the core of the spark coil and cause it to
generate low, instead of high, voltages.

There is some support for the suggestion that TRUFOs could stop
a car by magnetic effect alone since there are now numerous
sighting reports that are associated with strong magnetic fields.

The first was by Fred Johnson on June 24, 1947, just after
Kenneth Arnold's sighting.

Johnson reported that as the 'object' went by at a considerable
distance his compass wobbled back and forth.

Bottom line: I don't think that the present success in stopping
cars with microwave radiation necessarily means that we have
discovered how TRUFOs/AFCs stop cars.




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