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#116710 7-May-2013 17:03
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A Hercules just flew directly overhead, on long approach to Whenuapai, perhaps at 2000'. And the next thing to happen was my ceiling fan, with the wireless remote tucked safely in a draw, turned on full blast! What on earth do those aircraft carry?!?




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  #813054 7-May-2013 17:04
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Hmm, did you notice any chemtrails?

 
 
 

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  #813055 7-May-2013 17:06
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The ceiling fan was caused by HAARP, the plane was just flying low.




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  #813062 7-May-2013 17:10
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It wasn't the C130 it was the Aliens



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  #813674 8-May-2013 13:44
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Prop backwash circulating thru the house, causing the fan to spin faster ,,,, obvious, really ...

Or a mega-powered TV-Killer remote :-)

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  #813701 8-May-2013 14:29
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Jonski: A Hercules just flew directly overhead, on long approach to Whenuapai, perhaps at 2000'. And the next thing to happen was my ceiling fan, with the wireless remote tucked safely in a draw, turned on full blast! What on earth do those aircraft carry?!?


If the remote is infrared....then probably a coincidence. 

If the remote is using something else to communicate...then maybe some RF just happeend to match the instructions the fan might respond to. 




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  #813780 8-May-2013 16:19
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When the fan blades saw their big brothers on the C130 they thought "kewl" and were trying to get noticed for promotion to an outdoor vertical role?




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#813795 8-May-2013 16:32
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Pilot was flying low and trying to use his remote control out the window to turn the fan on at his place?



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#813796 8-May-2013 16:33
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Infra-red landing lights coincidently modulated to the same frequency as your fan remote - due to shining through the rotating propellers?

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  #813802 8-May-2013 16:38
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commonality is not causality.

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  #813807 8-May-2013 16:43
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I should point out the remote is of the RF variety.

My own suspicion is that the Herc was broadcasting some very strong signal close to the f of the remote's, or a harmonic thereof. Probably a weapons lock, knowing my luck Innocent

Liking the suggestions tho.

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  #813810 8-May-2013 16:46
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Darn it. I just googled infra-red de-icing for nothing..

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  #813834 8-May-2013 17:30
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Jonski: I should point out the remote is of the RF variety.

My own suspicion is that the Herc was broadcasting some very strong signal close to the f of the remote's, or a harmonic thereof. Probably a weapons lock, knowing my luck Innocent

Liking the suggestions tho.

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I remember some idiot on a visiting Frigate switching the long range radar on while tied up at a wharf in Wellington. Lots of trouble in surrounding buildings.

What would be bizarre would be operating your remote and seeing the fans on the Herc stop :D

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