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Offline ILOVETHERADIO

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I would like to build a beacon on 11 meters
« on: January 01, 2020, 2121 UTC »
Hello everyone

                                    I live in an area where there are is a real SOB that sits on the airwaves and curses out the static, when someone does get on, it is absolutely unbelievable  what comes out of this 55 year old losers mouth...... Dozens of guys have left the air because of this guy

To make a long story short I would like to set up a beacon, low power in the area to take out his ears.......  I have been recording him 12 hrs a day and think the fcc will probably be a losing waste of time.

Does anyone know of plans or where they may sell one ready built to go ??

thank you in advance

I am located in Eastern Chicago Illinois 

John

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Re: I would like to build a beacon on 11 meters
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2020, 1348 UTC »

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Re: I would like to build a beacon on 11 meters
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2020, 1235 UTC »
I used something like this, essentially, for the same reason as you. I was a kid and probably didn't help the problem in hindsight but these are simple noise makers that won't bother others as long as you can get an old sparkgap xmitter located close to his home (if known) and can provide a viable power solution.

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Re: I would like to build a beacon on 11 meters
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2020, 1916 UTC »
Beacon will only Tx on one channel.

You need a jammer, a somewhat more complex device.

However if the SOB is only on one channel just transmit with another CB on that channel.

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Re: I would like to build a beacon on 11 meters
« Reply #4 on: January 07, 2020, 2331 UTC »
I don't condone jamming but if you want to tick off a local yahoo that gives you endless crap on air you can build a few milliwatt single channel solar powered transmitter and toss it up a tree near by so it only messes with them and has a range of a few houses or so.

If you replace the crystal or parallel connect it to a piezoelectric speaker they can become wideband RF jammers around the frequency, did that as a kid but not absolutely sure if that's how I wired it. The piezo acts like a crazy unstable quartz crystal making a ton of AM noise.

Can purchase those solar lights for a dollar and series wire a few to drive a single transistor crystal oscillator, and at night they will run on the batteries they came with. Real cheap and effective. Makes you a beacon and for the a-hole a localized jammer.

If you want to make a noise maker out of it you can wire one of those LEDs that change colors slowly when powered and paint the bulb black so no one sees it. The tiny circuit in the LED bulb throws off a bunch of weird groaning PWM sounding stuff when wired in series with other circuits. I'd bet even a self powered beeper or buzzer if mechanically dampened so no one hears it with their ears would create AM if wired the same way into an RF oscillator and take almost no power to run for hours or days. Maybe even a self blinking LED would work this way. Experimenting being all part of the fun ;D

Wouldn't be any harder to build than a bug, but legality is another story and you certainly don't want a bomb squad to come out from a neighbor that finds it thinking it's dangerous. Just make sure it's made of junk because someone will find it and inevitably end up in the trash, or posted on reddit asking people what it is.
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Re: I would like to build a beacon on 11 meters
« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2020, 0306 UTC »
  We got one of those Yahoo's in Western New York.  He is a licensed ham too!   
  Plays music and other habitual games.   
  There must be a better way, Perhaps a bird can betray his residential address?
   Being exposed might send him into hiding?

   45auto.

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Re: I would like to build a beacon on 11 meters
« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2020, 2006 UTC »
I think seeing his cb slide across the desk and out the now broken window as it crazily chases some car down the road might send a message.
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Re: I would like to build a beacon on 11 meters
« Reply #7 on: January 13, 2020, 1411 UTC »
Ohhh!  You mean afixing his coax to your bumper? 
  I suppose pulling over curbside, running a 100ft nylon rope should do the trick.     
  Best done after midnight to avoid other vehicle traffic.
 
   The hard part is locating him....Hmmm.
 
    -too funny   ;-) 

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Re: I would like to build a beacon on 11 meters
« Reply #8 on: January 13, 2020, 1856 UTC »
true story
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