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  1. This paper has a scientific focus and in it I'm trying to outline a model for voice ITC in the particular case of coherer reception. I dedicated this work to the whole Varanormal community and especially to Jeff. I wouldn't have made it without all of you. The Coherer Effect.pdf
  2. Funny idea. A thought came to my mind that water soaked up by a sponge would yield into electrical irregularities if you would route a current through it. I made a quick setup with two graphite electrodes in a soldering sponge. An OpAmp was used to amplify the signal. I got a strong noise rich in impulses. Voices in it which sound totally oversaturated. See the strong impulse blocks shooting out from the ground noise level. Voices are of poor legibility but very strong. Track Export.mp3 I am hypothesizing that all semi conducting media in granular form with irregular contact points, are forming an extremely sensitive but highly nonlinear transfer function between the hereafter and the physical realm. If we assume something like modulated energy coming from the spirits, this signal seems to push against an interdimensional border. This border could be flexible. If the signal amplitude energy pushes against it, maybe it becomes deformed and at uncertain trigger point becomes disrupted. For a short moment the barrier opens a hole like in a flexible plastic diaphragm and releases the ethereal amplitude maximum as an energy impulse into the physical realm. After this injection of energy the diaphragm closes again. The amplitude information gets more or less completely lost in this transformation process. This is the reason why the voices are extremely distorted. Only the maximum parts of the spirit amplitude make it through the barrier and are converted into spikes. The spike levels are only loosely related to the original spirit amplitude. Could this be a first thought for an ITC impulse model?
  3. I had this idea long ago. Using a rubber tube coherer that makes some noise. Amplifying the noise and driving a loudspeaker with it. The coherer is mounted on the loudspeaker. Thus we get a closed loop. Today I realized this setup with a pair of active PC loudspeakers. The coherer is mounted on a cork that is glued to the cone of the loudspeaker. VID_20201212_130008.mp4 I could regulate the coherer bias with a potentiometer. Of course the circuit very easily gets kicked into self oscillation. The trick is to keep the bias so low that it is just before self oscillation. The signal contains burts and areas where the signal is more calm and continous. I recorded the signals with a microphone in Audacity and applied Paulstretch and denoising. Andrés sie ham dich verwirrt (Andrés, they fuzzied you): Andres sie ham dich verwirrt.mp3 Anführung (Remark): Anführung.mp3 The following samples are doubled. At the beginning aou will hear the raw signal and afterwards the same signal processed. Ich hör (I can hear): Double_Ich hör.mp3 Alles ohne Sacher (All without Sacher):Double_Alles ohne Sacher.mp3 Sie sind noch da (They are still here): Double_Sind noch da.mp3 Sind sie doch auch noch lange (They are still for a long time): Double_Sind sie doch auch noch lange.mp3 In einem Serkra aufdreht (Turned up in a Serkra(?)):In einem Serkra aufdreht.mp3 Wir entscheiden (We decide): Wir entscheiden.mp3 The results are not groundbreaking but definetly better than the ones I gained with a static coherer. Double_Ich hör.mp3
  4. In this post I want to share my audio samples i made by use of coherers. See the experiments section for more details. A coherer is a small glass tube or a piece of transparent hose with electrodes at it's end in a distance of some millimeters. It is filled with conductive granular media. I used coherers with nickel, silver, iron, aluminum and graphite/carbon particles.The particles have lose electrical contacts. If a small current is routed through the coherer it starts to emitt strong pink noise. In the noise there are lots of spikes and cracks and strongly but poorly modulated spirit voices. The intelligibility is Class C in maximum. 1. Carbon Coherer voice samples "Andrés" -> That`s my name: Andres.mp3 "Ben" -> Another name: Ben.mp3 "Braucht 33" -> "Needs 33": Braucht 33.mp3 "Du hast die Quellen versucht" -> "You tried the sources" :Du hast die Quellen versucht.mp3 "Fantastisch" -> Fantastic": Fantastisch.mp3 "Gibst Ruhe und hast immer wieder bestanden" -> "You are giving peace and you have been always passing the test": Gibst Ruhe und hast immer wieder bestanden.mp3 "Sie werden.." -> "They will..": Sie werden.mp3 2. Graphite mine coherer voice samples These are voices I obtained by using losely connected graphite mines as a variant for the graphite coherer. "Du schaffst das gut" -> "You will make it very well": Du schaffst das.mp3 Firework. This is a sequence that sounds like a chain of explosions in a firework. A strange anomaly: Firework.mp3 "Vielleicht" -> "Perhaps": Vielleicht.mp3
  5. 1. Abstract From my experiences with the coherer I gained a new view on this fascinating component that only is a grain of metal filings in glass a tube with electrodes at its ends. When the coherer filings are iron or nickel they are suceptible to magnetic fields. A moving magnet would cause the filings to permanently realign with the lines of magnetic force. Thus the filings were moving too. Moving filings are working like very little electrical switches establishing connection and disconnections randomly. I hoped that this entropy would provide another source of noise for the spirits to work with. I expected the signal to be made of much spikes. 2. Mechanical assembly It was clear to me that this project would be more a challenge in mechanical issues instead in electronic. I chose to make a rigid but simple structure made by wood. The coherer is mounted on a wooden base and filled with handmade nickel filings. A rotating magnet is fixed on a boom that is glued to a disk with a slot in it. The disk is screwed to the shaft of a gear motor. By adjusting the screw in the slot I can adjust the distance of the magnet trajectory around the magnet. 3. Electronic circuit You see the electronic is boring simple. Just a potentiometer for the coherer bias and the coherer in series with an AF transformer to route the signal to an audio jack. 4. Tests with the coherer mill I ran some tests in advance to find out the optimum distance for the magnet and bias. It turned out that the settings were not that critical. The bias was adjusted to roughly 3V. The distance between coherer and magnet is around 3,5cm. MP4_20201119_164620VLOG.mp4 As expected the signal was pretty spiky with it's own rhythm caused by a non continuous realigning of the metal filings. Raw signal My standard procedure for post processing of signals with impulse characteristic is to apply the Paulstretch function in Audacity. It analyzes the signal and makes an educated guess to fill in the gaps while the signal is stretched. I always apply a stretch factor of 1.6 and resolution of 0.1s Paulstretched signal A little denoising of 9dB is rounding up the post processing. The signal quality is not very impressive. The voices are intelligible but still have the coherer typical croaking sound. However there are almost noise free. "Messung, bin dafür bereit" -》"Ready for measurement " Messung bin dafür bereit.mp3 "Mehrere werden komplett aus dem Land gehen" -》"Many will leave the country completely " Mehrere werden komplett aus dem Land gehen.mp3 "So viele werden sich bei dir bedanken" -》 "So many will be grateful for you" Es werden so viele sich bei dir bedanken.mp3 The principle of operation was proved. The spirit reactions seem to indicate that they were trying to adapt and make measurements as a base for that. They also told me they understood the function of the magnet. One message I got was "Slow down the motor". So I was considering to make another prototype with a hand crank that would give me the opportunity to turn the magnet as slow as I wanted. The result was the following device. MP4_20201119_165028VLOG.mp4 The results of this device were comparable to the previous one. The impulses were fewer but with a little more natural speech rhythm. However after applying Paulstretch the differences between both devices were negligible. I could extract lots of samples as well. "Muss Andres zu dir" -》 "I need to join Andres" Muss Andres zu dir.mp3 "Schleudersitze zieSchleudersitze ziehen nicht.mp3hen nicht" -》 "Ejector seats don't pull" "Fernseher heikel ist" -》"Television is critical" Fernseher heikel ist.mp3 One very personal message I received referring to my dad who deceased some weeks ago. I got a message from spirits calling themselves "fathers" and they offered him to take him with them in higher realms. There were indications the leaving of the earthly realm was troublesome for him. Vater.MP4.70ac1e799bfe7df94923647e00de834d.MP4 In the video above you can see and hear simultaneously the message. 5. Conclusions The results are interesting in respect of the fact that the rather slow and jumping alignments of the nickel filings are causing not the same noise as pink or white noise in my other experiments. They're less agile thus providing a limited entropy with less degrees of freedom. Maybe this is causing less noise that is not used for voice manifestations and thus a better signal to noise ratio. The possibility to improve the signal quality is depending on finding better algorithms for recovering speech from impulse signals. This is still a not satisfying situation. Hört mich Andres.mp3
  6. The use of the coherer effect is relatively new for ITC. The first occurrence l encountered in an article of the german VTF association. The carbon powder cell described in this article appeared very familiar to me as I had intensively studied the structure of coherers and thus the works of Branly, Marconi and J. C. Bohse. A coherer is an amazingly simply and effective early device for the reception of radio wave energy. It contains fine granular media, particulary metal filings of iron, silver and nickel and two electrodes in lose contact with the filings. The filings are normally covered with thin films of non-conductive media like oxide. In idle mode the coherer has a high impedance of several megaohms. If a radio wave hits the coherer there is something amazing happening. In a moment of some nanoseconds the impedance drops down to some 10 ohms and the coherer may switch a relais or drive a lamp with current. Apart from this amazing effect I discovered that a dc current running through the coherer, provided a proper configuration of the filings, generates a strong noise! To scrutinize this effect I fabricated coherers myself. What you need for this is a file and different metals. I used iron, aluminum and silver I used a vise to fix the material and then filed it down until I had enough filings to fill a small glass tube with them. I made a simple device to apply a voltage and an adjustable current to the coherer. On a lathe I cut a plexiglas rod and drilled in a cavity with an electrode at one end to fill it with filings. The second electrode was a screw thus I could adjust the pressure on the filings very accurately. Experiments with the coherer setup I made tests with iron, aluminum, a nickel-silver mixture and graphite powder (used for lubricating locks from a hw store). Iron gave average results. The noise was not very agile. Aluminum was very eager to noise with huge amplitude changes but it was unstable. The noise ripped off very fast and the coherer needed to be readjusted. An outcome of the fast oxydization of aluminum in air. See below two signal examples from my tests. Aluminum noise signal Graphite Powder signal I analyzed the spectra in Audacity. They were more or less the same. For me that was evidence that the signal quality was an outcome of the naked effect and not the material that emitted the effect. It seems that any conductive material in lose contact would do. What really differed between the materials was the stability of the noise. From this point of view nickel-silver and graphite were superior over the rest. Typical spectrum of a coherer signal Principally the voice quality is rather bad, however there is a steady stream of voices and thus some of them have better quality if you catch the right moment where the actual spectral composition of the noise was at maximum. I needed to do a lot of post processing, mainly denoising and filtering to achieve acceptable results. A collection of audio sample exports as mp3 can be found here. Later i made a heavy simplified version of the coherer that also worked excellent. It contained a piece of plastic tube and two screws as electrodes. See the attached test report for more details on the coherer tests. ITC-Report 2019-G-001.pdf
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