This is a discussion on Loud radios within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; I was just wondering if any of our military members know if there is an EMP weapon that can be directed at a single vehicle? ...
April 2nd, 2008 09:06 PM
I was just wondering if any of our military members know if there is an EMP weapon that can be directed at a single vehicle? I had a vehicle come through here a few minutes ago with his radio so loud it shook two pictures off my wall and broke the frames. The AR is out of the question because it is too loud and traceable. I want something that can be directed to only affect the target vehicle and short out the entire electrical system. I would be willing to sell my wifes kidneys to purchase this weapon if it will bring quiet to my neighborhood.
April 2nd, 2008 09:11 PM
Well, I guess you could set-up a fairly high powered microwave on reverse and fry his electronics (or something to that effect, they have directional microwaves).
Otherwise, theres always directional sound, so his music may be loud, but your sound can be even louder, and only he would be able to hear it.
April 2nd, 2008 09:52 PM
All I can say is buy stock in a Hearing Aid company because many are going to need them at some future point in time.
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April 2nd, 2008 10:40 PM
Nah, she is a heavy sleeper. I think I could get them out without waking her.
April 3rd, 2008 01:56 AM
I'd offer advise... but its about as illegal as it gets. lol
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April 3rd, 2008 02:17 AM
If there is such a device please add my name to purchase one, we live 1/2 mile from a US highway and still hear some of those four wheel ghetto blasters. +1 for stock in a hearing aid company.
April 3rd, 2008 02:28 AM
I think I recall something from the Discovery Channel a few years back like that. It was like a TAZER bazooka and designed to kill the electronics of vehicles to stop high speed chases.
Maybe the cops on here can help ya more.
I'll need hearing aids for a variety of problems, but my hearing was great when I joined the military, despite years of loud vehicle noise.
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April 3rd, 2008 02:56 AM
You just need the magnetron from a 1000 watt or better microwave oven, an ignition coil, something to pulse the current (a heavy duty relay or dimmer would do), a big dang capacitor and power supply, and something to shield your vehicle from the electromagnetic pulse.
Charge big capacitor(s). Dump into magnetron via coil and pulse circuit (to chop the current for the coil). Make sure your vehicle's electronics are well shielded, I'd bet this setup would fry anything sensitive within at least 25 feet.
Oh yeah - I'm not responsible for anything you do with that information. I provide it for educational and point-of-interest purposes only.
I've always wanted to try it out in traffic, but somehow the thought of a felony on my record isn't very encouraging.
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April 3rd, 2008 03:18 AM
Do they sell that stuff at Radio Shack?
I seem to remember a senior citizen in Florida a few years ago who politely asked a yute to turn down his radio. When the yute refused, he employed a more traditional device to silence the noise, the old "357 Magnum in a paper bag" trick.
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April 3rd, 2008 03:31 AM
Then go Scottish
deadeye, I am military,and although this method is tracable and could escalate this particular situtation, it is HIGHLY effective when used in the barracks, sitting in traffic, or out in housing.......
Originally Posted by deadeye72
Go get a CD of "The Pipes of Scottland" or something like that from Wal-Mart, Goodies,etc. Then, when the offending "over volumated"
musis is played, put in your "Pipes"! Turn up YOUR volume!
It will overbear ANY type of music, rap, R&B, metal,....any of it. I know, I've seen it work in several diffrent enviroments. It's still an option for me to employ from time to time. The bagpipes treble will drown out all other lower frequencies of audible sound. It works!
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April 3rd, 2008 08:10 AM
Thanks cvhoss. I like that, but after further consideration, I live in the take off and landing path of the airport here. I think using this method could turn out very bad.
Originally Posted by cvhoss
I may try this method. I hope it works fast though. I don't know how long I can listen to the pipes.
Originally Posted by goldshellback
B.T.W. My wife saw this and was not happy with the idea of me selling her kidneys. I sleep better on the couch anyway.
April 3rd, 2008 10:01 AM
Here's what I was told, and I trust the source:
About 20 years ago, a bright young JVS student took the transmitter out of a microwave oven, rigged it in the grille of his car and used it to confuse police radar.
He was caught when he bragged about it to a cohort, and an off duty trooper was in line behind him at McDonald's, listening to every word he said.
This is hearsay but I trust the source. How he rigged it, what kind of antenna, reflector, power supply, etc. I have no idea.
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April 3rd, 2008 09:59 PM
I love the bagpipes! TURN IT UP!
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