Conspiracy theorists will have fun with this story. It seems in one Denver neighborhood, the garage door openers on 40 different homes in a half-mile area have been disabled by some sort of radio signal. The homes were all built by the same builder and all have the same type of opener.
So far no one has figured out where the mysterious signal is coming from, but the door opener company is expected to arrive tomorrow to track down the source. Experts say anything with a strong enough wireless signal could be causing the interference.
Presumably the rogue signal is unintentional, coming from a nearby home. Or it could be prank. Or it could be …
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Note, Dec. 15: Just came across this report from five years ago. The neighborhood affected above should be too far from Colorado Springs for this to be a problem, but maybe the Air Force has been running some kind of tests or drills over Denver this week. Hmm … I’d be royally pissed if I had to pay $250 for a new garage door opener because of something the Air Force decided to do. The AF, with our tax money, should have to pay for it.