[Vwdiesel] Re: Security... Miser's method and annoying sonicpowered cars

Area31 Research Facility stephensrw at stn.net
Thu Apr 28 13:17:27 EDT 2005

It is possible to shut down electronic systems in a target automobile with
an EMP (electromagnetic pulse).  The pulse would likely also disable
electronics in the car containing the EMP generator, unless it was basic
diesel powered, which run without a spark coil or engine management


----- Original Message -----
From: "Justin and Chelly Bennett" <cjb at midrivers.com>
To: <vwdiesel at vwfans.com>
Sent: Thursday, April 28, 2005 12:02 PM
Subject: [Vwdiesel] Re: Security... Miser's method and annoying sonicpowered

> When I was in an amateur radio club in ID I was told a story about a fix
> for sonic powered vehicles.  As the story goes a retired fish and game
> officer was tired of the thumpthump cars so he had one of the local hams
> set him up with an amp on his C.B., 1 kw, I think.  Then when a
> thumpthump would pull up alongside at a stoplight he would keep up the
> C.B. and whistle.  This would supposedly overload the stereo and blow
> out the speakers.  Again maybe not the most ethical thing to do
> especially since there would bound to be collaterial damage to
> unintended target.  Now if that could be focused and aimed at only the
> thumpthump.....
> Justin
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