[IAEP] [Sugar-devel] Turn your frequency generator into a super powerful mosquito repeller

Chris Leonard cjlhomeaddress at gmail.com
Fri Jul 8 01:53:22 EDT 2011

The article probably also fails to mention that peer-reviewed scientific
tests of this concept prove it to be useless.



On Fri, Jul 8, 2011 at 1:34 AM, James Cameron <quozl at laptop.org> wrote:

> The speakers don't work very well at the frequency range specified by
> that article for mosquito repelling; 45 Hz to 67 Hz.
> The article fails to mention how much sound is needed; e.g. in dBm.  It
> gives a subjective measure only.
> Other articles on the site mention secrets of ancient geometry and
> crystal harmonizers.  This really doesn't impress me.  Is there any
> evidence base for repelling mosquitos using low frequency sound?  Is
> there any evidence that enough of the population of mosquitos is
> repelled?  All it takes is for one strain to not be repelled and it will
> breed up.
> --
> James Cameron
> http://quozl.linux.org.au/
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