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  1. We4mickey

    We4mickey Cast Member

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  3. Pinkee77

    Pinkee77 Mouseketeer

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    :scared1: Is that for real? Has anyone else tried this?
     
  4. BRDof3

    BRDof3 Humpty Dumpty had a lousy PPO

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    It's an urban myth.
     
  5. ntsammy5

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    or even an urban miss!:lmao:
     
  6. kc5grw

    kc5grw Musket Mickey's Motoring Maniac #1

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    Actually, it might just work.

    Modern cell phones operate in the microwave frequency range. Output power is very low less than 1 watt, but additively it could pop a kernel or 2 of corn. A microwave oven operates at 2.5GHz and most new cell phones operate right around 2 GHz depending on the particular network you are on.
     
  7. RvUsa

    RvUsa <font color=blue>John, the special Dis'r formerly

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    Something seems fishy there. I am thinking maybe they are using the infrared link thingy that some cell phones have.... I don't know, but something doesn't seem right.
     
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  9. Pinkee77

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    Ok, so then what would happen if all the DISers meet up at the Fort, and put all our cell phones in a big circle......would there be enough popcorn to feed everyone? Who wants to try this? popcorn::
     
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    Back in the day, I knew guys with Linear Amplifiers on their CB's big enough
    to cook a 20 lb frozen turkey in 10 mins:lmao: popcorn:: :rolleyes1

    "Old Truckers never die.....they just get a new Peterbilt."
     
  12. des1954

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    THAT explains my CRS!!! My brain is fried from my cell phone. I always thought it was all them funny cigarettes I smoked back in the day!:lmao:
     
  13. big kahuna1

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    Sorry, but it ain't happening.
     
  14. kc5grw

    kc5grw Musket Mickey's Motoring Maniac #1

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    No, definitely won't cook a turkey in 10 minutes with a big linear on a CB.

    Now, I have seen some stuff in past lives at work that could do that. You don't want to be around a jamming system on a military aircraft if they fire one up on the ground. I worked in a group that designed these things and they developed some serious energy. The results of a failed system test on an antenna could be very impressive.
     

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