Laser Jammers.

John Soliday johnsoliday at
Thu Mar 22 16:51:59 PDT 2007

No the entire electromagnetic spectrum for DC to blue light is under the FCC
rules.  That's why flashing a laser pointer at a plane is illegal.  Yes that
would be new homeland security laws too.

-----Original Message-----
From: Rickard Olsson [mailto:richie at] 
Sent: Monday, March 19, 2007 11:19 PM
Cc: gpzlist at
Subject: Re: Laser Jammers.

scapco at wrote:

> Bear in mind that anything that "transmits" is technically 
> illegal because it's an unlicensed transmitter per the 
> FCC.  Thus the reason radar detectors are "passive" rather 
> than active.

Yes, but that's in the radio spectrum. You are (last I checked anyway, 
maybe Homeland Security has banned flashlights) free to transmit light.

     / Rickard Olsson,IT-Konsult/
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