Carrier + No Modulation = Bipolar Behavior

maliciouscompWe all know the occasional but very annoying carriers, trying to mess up a QSO. We call them ‘jammers’. Weather they’re unlicensed or not is often a mystery.

They’re everywhere. VHF, UHF, HF. There’s no escape.

Scientific research has revealed that those carriers without modulation are not only annoying, but dangerous: it messes up our brain functions. In just a few seconds such carriers can transform a stable, nice person into a bipolar one.

When asking the lead scientist to explain this to us in simple terms, here is what he scribbled on a piece of paper:


Remember: these mood swings occur thousands of times per second, depending on the RX frequency. You can do the math yourself by using the formula below. Are you affected?