Re: This funny Rosswel bussines

Michael Lorrey (
Tue, 15 Jul 1997 22:06:03 -0400

Hara Ra wrote:
> Michael Lorrey wrote:
> > Remember, even in Star Trek, they were able to eventually develop a
> > countermeasure detection capability to the Klingon cloaking device.
> >
> In an otherwise reasonable and rational post, I was jarred by this
> reference to Star Trek, which is a fictional show, not an engineering
> shop. BTW, Electronic Counter Measures (ECM) is a very well developed
> technology, in which deceptive signals are returned to the illuminating
> signal sources.

I only included it because of the Trekkie-like awe some people here have
of their idealized alien visitor's typical technology level.

I have experience in ECM from my USAF experience, and I happened to have
built a police radar superjammer device which used a focussed emp to fry
police radar, which also tended to fry the engine electronics....

I did that on my free time while in the USAF, and wound up having to
give it up to the military....or face charges for frying a base cops
car. I'm sure they've built some cool new battlefield gizmos with my

			Michael Lorrey
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