Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell


Bill Chappell spent his career as an engineer in the robotics and semiconductor industries. He also taught college courses in microprocessor design and C programming. He uses microprocessors and electronics to solve complex problems, designing devices from articulated motion control to satellite telemetry experiments. At the age of 47, Bill was asked if he could build a device to communicate with the dead. At first he thought the whole idea was amusing, but he was willing to play along. Then, on April 23, 2007, he tested his first prototype device at the haunted Waverly Hills Sanatorium in Louisville, Kentucky. This date would forever alter his life and perspective on the paranormal.

Since then, Chappell launched Digital Dowsing, LLC where he sells some of the 40-plus devices and applications he’s developed to try and establish further evidence of paranormal claims. Devices like the Ovilus, Paranormal Puck, the PX, and EM Vortex have become part of the modern-day paranormal investigator lexicon. You’ may have seen his equipment used on Ghost Adventures on the Travel Channel, Syfy, Paranormal State on A&E, and countless other programs and documentaries.


Past Shows:

  • Afterlife Communication/ Paranormal Devices/ UFOs & Presidents

    Dave Schrader (email) was joined in the first hour by University of Arizona professor Gary Schwartz, who discussed his research in afterlife communication—his laboratory is attempting to measure the energy of spirit under controlled circumstances through what he is calling a...More »

Last Night

Alien Abduction / Life of Bill Mumy
Alien Abduction / Life of Bill Mumy
Author and filmmaker L. A. Marzulli talked about his latest documentary researching the phenomenon of alien abduction. Followed by actor and musician Bill Mumy on the release of his autobiography, and his work in such shows as Lost in Space.
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