from Orgone Website




Cloudbusting is the use of an instrument invented by Wilhelm Reich to facilitate changes in weather.


Pore has received various requests on how to build one of these instruments. No specific construction plans schematics have been provided by any orgonomy groups that we know of.


However Wilhelm Reich had several built by Southworth Machine Co. in Portland, Maine in the 1950's.


They did have some drawn up plans but the company has since gone out of business. Most have been custom made by various CB operators.


It is highly advised that you purchase the following information written by Wilhelm Reich which describes many of the varied operations and their effects on the weather during his research into this field of work.


Cloudbusting work can be dangerous to the health of the operator if proper cautions are not adhered to during the operation of the device. In addition improper use of this instrument can result in catastrophic effects including violent weather, loss of life, and environmental damage.


See some description of this contained in the student discussion with Reich's cloudbuster operators Eva Reich and Bill Moise.


More information on the dangers of operations and precautions are also found in the below writings by Wilhelm Reich. A correct understanding and an ability to perceive and/or feel orgone energy changes in the atmosphere is paramount for gentle and predictable results.

The publications "CORE (Cosmic Orgone Engineering) July 1954 Vol. VI Nos. 1-4" and "Contact with Space - 1956" by Wilhelm Reich are a good starting point.


These books are available from the Wilhelm Reich Museum Bookstore at PO Box 687 Rangeley, Maine 04970 or check the archives of a university library. "Contact with Space" has also been published in Germany in 1996.


Be cautious with cloudbusting work as several operators of this device have had health problems and injuries related to the use of these instruments.


It is paramount that those doing work in this area share their planned operations so that they don't unintentionally retard or increase an operation someone else may be doing nearby.


by Wilhelm Reich
published by Orgone Institute in "CORE" July 1954 Vol. VI Nos. 1-4; appendix A"


1. Shed all ambition to impress anyone.

2. Never play around with rain making or cloudbusting. The OR envelope which you tackle while "drawing" energy from the atmosphere is an energetic continuum of high power. You may cause twisters. You may stir a forest fire into the wrong direction. You may do other damage without intending to do so. Never do anything unless you must.

3. If experimenting: it is important to observe and know why you are doing what, that you can achieve immediate results. Slowly growing comprehension will secure later results safely.

4. In cloud engineering you do not "create rain," - you do not "destroy clouds," - briefly, you are not playing God. What you do is solely helping nature on its natural course.

5. Have your equipment, truck, etc. especially all metal parts well grounded into water, preferably flowing water. Lack of grounding imperils your organism.

6. Do not let workers draw OR energy any longer if they become blue or purple in their faces or feel dizzy. Exchange the workers; let them rest far enough way, and have their faces and arms always wetted down with fresh water.

7. Do not hold on to pipes or other metal parts while you draw OR. Always use a separate plastic or wooden handle to move equipment while drawing. Have your hands always well insulated with rubber or heavy cotton gloves.

8. Have signs put up in such a manner that no one is hurt by OR charges. Do not let people stand close by. Among them may be men or women who are ill and would run some danger to their health.

9. Never "drill a hole" into the sky right above you unless you aim for a long drawn rain.

10. When you feel a breeze or wind setting in due to your operation, stop drawing if the wind direction becomes too strong or even if it acquire the appearance of a twister.

11. If you wish to remove DOR clouds, draw in direction of run of OR envelope.

12. If you wish to DESTROY clouds or to stop rain, aim at center of heaviest clouds.

13. If you wish to make clouds grow heavier, draw from the vicinity of the smaller clouds, and have the large or heavy clouds undisturbed.

14. If there are no clouds in the sky and clouds should be created, disturb the stillness or evenness of the OR envelope all around you by brief, sweeping draws and draw mainly against the run of the OR envelope. To create clouds you must create differences of OR energy potentials.

15. (by PORE) Under no conditions should you have any electrical wires, electrical instruments of any kind, or any radioactive material near a cloudbuster during any operation. Severe health problems may result.