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1702Re: [lcwn] Jammers:- then and now?

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  • Joe Loritz
    Feb 6, 2013
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      That was back when most TVs where unshieled and the channels where in
      the VHF-low and VHF-mid bands, so simple little jammers would work.
      You'd create a bunch of pulses using fast-rise times then isolate and
      amplify which ever harmonic landed on the channel you wanted to jam, or
      just make a free-running oscillator near the same frequency.

      Those 555 timer EMP devices can work, but only at a very, very short
      range - you basically have to place the target device inside the pulse
      loop. They only work on things like clocks or calculators. I want to
      make a high power version someday to jam the sync frequencies on video

      Quoting j5_lowe <j5_lowe@...>:
      > Steve Wozniak used to roam around with a tv jammer for fun in his
      > college days
      > =) Days of antenna tvs.
      > Although a recent BBS digging got me Dr.Rat's 7404 based device and also a
      > 2n2222 schematic.. both of them were not working (no surpise
      > here)... I have a
      > digital tv.
      > Question here: Woz's jammer worked on crt exploit or was it an rf exploiting
      > device?
      > P.S:- After my prior EMP posts ,i stumbled upon this schematic but
      > even its not
      > working
      > http://www.freeinfosociety.com/electronics/schemview.php?id=2279
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