[CQ-Contest] removing FD residue

K4SB hamcat at directvinternet.com
Tue Jul 23 17:46:46 EDT 2002

jljarvis wrote:
> Guys,
> For those of you who doubt the insect chasing properties of this stuff...don't.
> a 50% sol'n w/water works well as a spray.  We use it in VT against black flies and
> mosquitos, and in the Carribean for mustiques & no see 'ums.   Works great.
> 73, Jim, n2ea

Don't know if this product contains it, but NBC ( I think ) ran a news
item a week or so ago, and it showed the results of testing. In short,
if the product doesn't contain an ingredient called "beet" (spelling
is probably wrong ), it's worthless as a repellent.


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