Mystery Gadget 56

This device does what now?

Answer is here.

And after the jump,
     Posted By: Paul - Sun Jan 28, 2018
     Category: Technology | 1930s

Zaps bugs on your patio?
Posted by Virtual on 01/28/18 at 11:20 AM
I would have assumed it was a device to see through pretty ladies’ clothes. Because what else is worth inventing?
Posted by Brian on 01/28/18 at 06:44 PM
No interference except from fog, snow and rain.

Interesting though, coming before stimulated emission was developed.
Posted by RobK on 01/29/18 at 10:56 AM
I think the interference they meant was radio jamming.

Until fairly recently, you could buy walkie-talkie sets which use the same principle (and maybe you still can, I just haven't seen them in a while). The disadvantages are obvious, but it'd be very expensive to reproduce the benefits using radio frequencies.
Posted by Phideaux on 01/29/18 at 06:49 PM
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