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How to keep mozzies from biting you with no chemicals

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I would be slightly sceptical of there claims but it's on yahoo so it might be true.

https://techadvice24.com/mosquito/?cep= ... 4c0&at=One Simple Tip For Getting Rid Of Mosquitos Without Chemicals (It%27s Br&dt=Would you like to have your house fresh, scented and, best yet, free o&pid=000d9a3d537f5b4a720424c4cb1eb748bf&pn=Sky News (British Sky Broadcasting Ltd)&sn=Sky News&sid=00a7c2f61ede158497ad131215c28d7888&dicbo=v1-bcba6d613ffa364c5b1de517d0656188-00f26122f80e9326d8e9295b8787484541-gaydgzjwmizdeljwmi2taljuhe3dcljzgqztgllbmeydoojtgm4tkyjumq
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How do you determine whether mozzies do or don't have chemicals?

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Ultrasonic devices to repell mosquitos: not the first one to be launched, not the last one. Not any credible scientific evidence at all. Technology will make you happy, in this case by employing invisible force fields, beam me up Scotty, so it is not surpising that you don't see them.
Somewhere in the late seventies, a simple three transistor design published in Wireless World, I made something for a friend of mine, running a restaurant, mice and not any cat around. It was a free-running oscillator, producing a square wave between 18 KHz and 30 kHz. Effective the first week, in week # 2 accepted as inevitable background noise by the mice.

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RobertArthur wrote:
Sun Jun 21, 2020 7:36 pm
Ultrasonic devices to repell mosquitos: not the first one to be launched, not the last one. Not any credible scientific evidence at all. Technology will make you happy, in this case by employing invisible force fields, beam me up Scotty, so it is not surpising that you don't see them.
Somewhere in the late seventies, a simple three transistor design published in Wireless World, I made something for a friend of mine, running a restaurant, mice and not any cat around. It was a free-running oscillator, producing a square wave between 18 KHz and 30 kHz. Effective the first week, in week # 2 accepted as inevitable background noise by the mice.


They obviously smelled a rat...

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There is scientific evidence that they do NOT work:

https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-20669080

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I nearly spilled my wine when I spotted the pre-discount price of €99. :o
Back in the late 60's I had a little gadget that produced the high pitched whine that supposedly keeps the mozzies at bay. It did seem to work, to some extent, but not 100%. I have to add it was seriously dirt cheap.
Just had a look online. They are available from the big Chinese distributors from £3 to £6.50 in both mains or rechargeable portable form. No need to spend €99 unless you are trying to spoof people into thinking you have some sort of techy I-zap thing on your wrist. :lol:
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The watch looks just like something bought from ali-Express, hundreds of similar and identical ones for peanuts.

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/4001145 ... hweb201603_

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mysty wrote:
Sun Jun 21, 2020 5:56 pm
I would be slightly sceptical of there claims but it's on yahoo so it might be true.

https://techadvice24.com/mosquito/?cep= ... 4c0&at=One Simple Tip For Getting Rid Of Mosquitos Without Chemicals (It%27s Br&dt=Would you like to have your house fresh, scented and, best yet, free o&pid=000d9a3d537f5b4a720424c4cb1eb748bf&pn=Sky News (British Sky Broadcasting Ltd)&sn=Sky News&sid=00a7c2f61ede158497ad131215c28d7888&dicbo=v1-bcba6d613ffa364c5b1de517d0656188-00f26122f80e9326d8e9295b8787484541-gaydgzjwmizdeljwmi2taljuhe3dcljzgqztgllbmeydoojtgm4tkyjumq
I've quoted your post to show that you really do sometimes post a lot of rubbish, mysty. :lol: :lol:

Edit: And you ought to see how much crap got left out when I posted - just quote this post, or your own, to see.
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Le Démerdeur wrote:
Sun Jun 21, 2020 8:54 pm
The watch looks just like something bought from ali-Express, hundreds of similar and identical ones for peanuts.

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/4001145 ... hweb201603_
Yes that's a more realistic and as long as it's OK in terms of health & safety, worth a punt at that price :good:

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