Ear, The
"The Ear" is used by baselines to indicate if they are under surveillance by active sensors or via active transmissions.

The ear is a small box often worn on a necklace. It can either 'beep' when it detects a problem, or it can be set to vibrate or link through some other communication device when it detects something.

The ear samples the whole EM spectrum as well as background, sub- and super-sonics looking for the telltales of communications. It CAN be fooled either via frequency-hopping, spread-frequency transmission, or via nano infestation of the Ear itself to reprogram it to ignore certain sensors, or even simply to turn off the detectors once and for all.
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Development Notes
Text by John B
Initially published on 03 March 2009.