Re: Tesla's Wireless Power Transmission ==> was Re: Non-tech Qu
Tesla List wrote:
Excellent and accurate note, but be assured that, as I'm sure you
realize, it will fall on deaf ears!
> Original Poster: "Antonio Carlos M. de Queiroz" <acmq-at-compuland-dot-com.br>
> Tesla List wrote:
> > Original Poster: "Dan Kunkel" <kunk77-at-juno-dot-com>
> I am avoiding to comment in this area, that I'm really sure to be
> pure nonsense, and the reason why Tesla is remembered more as the
> prototype of the "mad scientist" than as the father of many useful
> inventions, but...
> This "Earth natural resonances" are just the frequencies where a signal
> that propagates in totally conventional ways returns to the transmitting
> spot in phase with the transmitted wave, after going around the entire
> Earth. Considering Earth's circumference as 40000 km and the propagation
> speed as 300000 km/s, this results in 7.5 Hz as the first resonance
> frequency. The energy spreads to almost nothing a short distance from
> the transmitter, and concentrates again only around the transmitter
> after going around the Earth. Considering resistive losses in the
> imperfect conductors along all the way and the many different paths
> followed by the signal around the irregular surface of the Earth,
> the attenuation along all the way is too large for any useful purpose.
> The returned signal is surely barely detectable with very sensitive
> Many coilers have done this experiment and proved that it
> > does work, even at RF currents.
> 1 kW input, 1 mW output meters away...
> With 600 V across it, dissipating tens or hundreds of Watts.
> So with this in mind, he wanted to excite the ionisphere (or
> > the Schuman cavity as we know it today). The Schuman cavity has a natural
> > and proven resonance.
> With very low Q.
> Antonio Carlos M. de Queiroz