From: John Woodgate
Subject: Re: Any ideas on measuring radiation in the home ?
Date: Fri, 4 Oct 2002 18:51:52 +0100
Organization: JMWA Electronics Consultancy
Reply-To: John Woodgate
NNTP-Posting-Date: Fri, 4 Oct 2002 19:17:36 +0000 (UTC)
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I read in sci.electronics.design that News2020 wrote
(in ) about
'Any ideas on measuring radiation in the home ?', on Fri, 4 Oct 2002:
> that radiated beams were used to
>dis-orient youths who were loitering near a police station in UK,
Where did you read that? It didn't get into the British media, AFAIK.
The 'radiated beams' might just have been the blue strobe lights that
the fuzz are fond of.
>microwaves were routinely beamed out from the old Soviet Union into Eastern
>European areas, etc.).
Well, I don't see what the microwaves would do. But high-power *radar
transmissions* were certainly produced (not microwave; around 20 MHz
IIRC). This was the infamous 'Woodpecker' over-the-horizon radar, whose
main inimical effect seems to have been to induce apoplexy in radio
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