Many dog owners use those high-frequency whistles to help control their furry friends.
Dogs can hear them, humans cannot - or so you think!
Well, it turns out - high-frequency noise can also be used to control another group - young people!
Fox 29's Chris O'Connell traveled to the Chalfont Playground in Northeast Philadelphia where - if you look up - you will see boxes. They are called "mosquito boxes" and are part of a speaker system installed by the city's Parks & Recreation department. Now, listen real close after the park closes - do you hear that noise? If not, you must be an adult.
The goal of this system is to prevent after-hours park loitering and only kids and teens can hear them. One kid told Chris that the sound is annoying.
Since it was installed, there have been no problems with vandalism.
This is the only playground to have the 43-hundred dollar system - but officials say it may be coming to a park near you.
Summer is not over just yet! 90 degree temperatures will take us into September. Much of the week ahead is looking hot with temps in the 90's and upper 80's.
There is a chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms Monday and Tuesday.
Unsettled weather will continue through Labor Day with temperatures soaring in the 90's. We aren't looking at a washout but there will be pop up showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening on Monday.
Monday (90/72): Clouds/Storm
Tuesday (93/71): Clouds/Storm
Wednesday (87/63) Mostly Sunny
Police release surveillance video of a man being shot and robbed of $70,000 in the parking lot of a supermarket in Northeast Philadelphia.