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Tin can with friction lids

Tin can with friction lids

I have recently spent more time on EMP research and testing and have come to several conclusions.  The way I am now testing my Faraday cages is by placing a cell phone inside and seeing if it will ring.  This has lead to some interesting results.  The first thing I found was that the use of a microwave oven for a Faraday cage is very questionable.  They will not block a cell phone transmission.

A 50 cal military ammo can lined with styrofoam with the rubber seal still intact was successful in blocking cell transmissions.  I have always been told to remove the seal or it won’t work. …

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