posted on Sep, 15 2010 @ 10:48 AM
Firstly, I do believe in paranormal phenomena & have experienced some... but, having read the OP linked article, my feeling is that what we have here
is either a fundamental misunderstanding of the principles of electro-magnetism or a scam. Still, I may be wrong.
If however the hypothesis that spirits can be 'energised' by broadcasting what is actually just a radio signal into a space is valid, then it ought
to be possible to test without the effort &/or expense of making/buying a new gadget. We are surrounded by radio signals all the time, in particular,
emanating from the mains wiring of our homes. So, a battery operated sound recorder used for evp experiments would suffice.
Simply run a series of experiments at various times etc. then turn the mains power off at the main circuit breaker & repeat the same experiments. If
there is any significant difference in results, maybe we're onto something.
There is another problem with this whole idea tho, which is that by introducing a radio signal into an environment & then using recording equipment in
it, unless the output of the signal is analysed & taken account of, or the recorder/s properly shielded, then a scientist would cry, rightly, "poor
methodology!" Its worth considering if such phenomena occur more frequently around HT power lines also, since they give off a strong EM signal. For
all we know there may be thousands, millions even, of spirits lurking around lonely pylons all over the countryside, desperately waiting for a storm
to break something so they can haunt the repair crew!