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Homeland drones to listen in and tell if we are carrying or not.

Homeland Security required that this Predator drone, built by General Atomics, be capable of detecting whether a standing human at night is "armed or not.
The keyword here is "Homeland"
Guess we're all slaves under surveillance now.

http://www.google.com/gwt/x?u=http://news.cnet.com/8301-1357...




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I smell a Market Niche

A few little mods to an iPhone, a bit of app building, and wala! personalized drone radar.

If you're packing, you can know just where to place your shots! Just like skeet shooting, only it feels so much better to know you've taken out one of Big Brother's evil eyes.

Why don't we start our own drone program?

We can do like Kevin Mitnick did and watch the watchers.

Patriot Cell #345,168
I don't respond to emails or pm's.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&feature=endscreen&v=qo8CmO...
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution, inevitable.

McGiver......

Here's the link to start. Maybe you can reserect it? I tryed.

Print-A-Drone
http://www.dailypaul.com/276637/print-a-drone

Because: Some animals are more equal than other animals. -Animal Farm-

What the? > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MTIwY3_-ks

Leave those good people alone

they're trying to protect the Fatherla... I mean Homeland!

Patriot Cell #345,168
I don't respond to emails or pm's.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&feature=endscreen&v=qo8CmO...
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution, inevitable.

Remember when there were

Remember when there were reports about tiny hummingbird drones? Whatever happened to that. That is scary...hummingbird robot hovering outside your windows spying and who knows what else.

...Watching "demolition man"

...Watching "demolition man" it's shockingly similar to our topic of conversation. A movie worth re-watching.

"[A]ccording to Cocteau's plan, I'm the enemy, 'cause I like to think, I like to read. I'm into freedom of speech, and freedom of choice. I'm the kinda guy that likes to sit in a greasy spoon and wonder, "Gee, should I have the T-bone steak or the jumbo rack of barbecue ribs with the side-order of gravy fries?" I want high cholesterol! I wanna eat bacon, and butter, and buckets of cheese, okay?! I wanna smoke a Cuban cigar the size of Cincinnati in the non-smoking section! I wanna run naked through the street, with green Jell-O all over my body, reading Playboy magazine. Why? Because I suddenly may feel the need to, okay, pal?"

Sit in a greasy spoon?

I know whatchya mean about that steak vs. rib thing tho. Man that's a tough one eh? And ya oughta try smearin a little whip cream on with that jeller to.

A friend asked me the other day "How am I so funny?" I said because I put baloney in my slippers. That way when I wake up in the morning and put my slippers on, I say to myself, "Self, that feels funny, and then I feel that way the rest of the day."

Steve Martin, 1980 ish....

Because: Some animals are more equal than other animals. -Animal Farm-

What the? > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MTIwY3_-ks

The thing about drones (remember Pandora's Box?)

It's only a matter of time before some radical group flies a mini-drone into a politicians window with a hobby-grade UAV (drone), which will really be the beginning of the end for all freedoms in the US. Pandora's Box has been opened and unfortunately, those drones will only inspire "blowback" from radicals.

Watching you...

Eventually there's gonna be

Eventually there's gonna be at least 4-10 drones flying over each state just spying on us with heat signature technology and communication intercepting technology, facial recognition and every thing else they have. Try to run and hide now. Where can you go? You know this technology wasn't as scary when it was used in the Middle East but not I just feel pretty freaked out.

I know there are schematics available for drone control signal

jamming (stationary), but what would it take to make a pocket-sized / briefcase / backpack drone jammer?

And forgive me if this sounds silly; I'm not an EE or physics / tech guy, etc.. I know some real power would be needed.

Or is it impossible to make and dumb to fathom?

(Somebody needs to get on this if it is possible.)

What would the Founders do?

A pocket version would never

A pocket version would never happen, in my opinion. I believe you would need a lot more power that some pocket size would be able to protuce. These Drones are high in the sky -15,000 feet or so- you are going to need quite a bit of power and possibly large antennas -depending on the frequency used.

Maybe fractal designed antennas could be used -similar to what are currently embedded in wireless devices. If this is possible, then it would definitly make a suitcase version doable without the need for stationary -fixed in place- antennas. If the fractal antenna cannot be used then the physical size of the antennas needed would probaly be too large to be mobile. While the main unit could still -theoretically be mobile(suitcase)- the antennas might need to be fixed in position.

It is possible; at the very least a fixed location unit is possible.

I see. Sounds like there is some potential

for success with at least "larger" units.

Thanks for your response!

What would the Founders do?

UPDATE: A pocket version may

UPDATE:

A pocket version may happen. I thought they were talking about the PREDATOR, REAPER drones or even the smaller SHADOW drone. If they are talking about those quadrocopters then it is entirely possible to have an even smaller unit than I was thinking of.

Right on!

Thanks!

What would the Founders do?