|[AMRadio] More on "Electromagnetic Allergies"|
W1GOR at Maine.RR.Com
Sun Jan 17 16:38:44 EST 2010
There's nothing special about this circuit... Circuit 7 is a phase-shift
oscillator, driving circuit 10, an RF amplifier that is Screen-Grid
modulated by circuit 19. The thing that I find odd is that the RF Amplifier
is not 'tuned'... The plate circuit consisting solely of item 16, a
step-down transformer of some sort, that drives a step-up transformer (also
untuned) with a load resistor connected across it's secondary winding, then
to a pair of non-descript 'electrodes'.
Over all, it's quite crude... I'd be quite concerned about any degree of
heating that this RF generator might produce, modulated or unmodulated...
I've studied the information presented at neurophone.com... Unfortunately,
the only conclusion I've arrived at is QUACKERY... Why use digital
modulation when mammals are analog in nature...? It's been stated that one
could patent a ham sandwich if it was scientifically described. Allowing
anyone to apply an electrode of this type to a person's head or spinal
column is ludicrous... Where are the lab trials on lower order animals..?
and if they were conducted, what were the scientific results..?
I've spent over twelve years working with Neuro-Psychologists and
Audiologists studying many areas of the human brain and the myriad ways that
the brain processes information, visual, auditory, tactile, and by direct
stimulation... We had never been presented with a device or methodology of
If there is any real substance to this 'neurophone', I'd certainly like to
see some real, honest-to-goodness scientific evidence...
...Larry, W1GOR (Queens College, Department of Psychology, City University
of New York (CUNY), 1966 through 1979...)
When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so
regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has
opened." --Alexander Graham Bell, American inventor
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Sent: Sunday, January 17, 2010 3:07 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] More on "Electromagnetic Allergies"
> >The cause of people hearing radio transmissions in their heads has
>>traced to old school tooth fillings
> I'm very familiar with detection of AM signals in tooth fillings and
> the like, but that did not seem to be the mechanism at work in this
> case. I scanned the copy of the patent 3,393,279 I've had in my files
> all these years so you can see what it is about:
> I noticed that the name on the patent and the material at
> http://www.neurophone.com are the same, so they are certainly related.
> I was mistaken in my earlier thought that they were different. My
> confusion came from the way he is now marketing the system as
> "ultrasonic", rather than an RF technology. At those frequencies
> (20kHz-200kHz) it just depends on the medium involved (AC current thru
> the body versus vibrations in the body versus electromagnetic field
> passing thru the body) as to how you describe it. Maybe it was easier
> to avoid some regulations if it wasn't considered RF.
> The digital modulation technique described on the website might be
> related to his other patent, 3,647,970.
> Steve WD8DAS
> sbjohnston at aol.com
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