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A Mysterious Bermuda Triangle for Autos?

What force is causing cars to die out near the Empire State Building?

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From Electromagnetic News Report

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NEW YORK CITY — Cars are mysteriously dying in a few block radius around
New York City’s Empire State Building. Many people think the phenomena could
be caused by more than 30 transmission antennas on the 102-story building.

According to The New York Daily News, "We get about 10 to 15 cars stuck near there every day," said Isaac Leviev, manager of Citywide Towing, AAA’s exclusive roadside assistance provider from 42nd Street to the Battery.

"You pull the car four or five blocks to the west or east and the car starts right up."

Automotive experts and engineers believe the problem may stem from radio  frequency interference that’s jamming the remote keyless entry systems of cars. The remote keyless entry systems operate on specific wavelengths assigned by the FCC.

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The FCC said it has not received any complaints regarding interference affecting autos in midtown, and Empire State Building officials don’t believe the claims.

(C) 2008 Electromagnetic News Report ENR. via ProQuest Information and Learning Company; All Rights Reserved

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