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Re: "Background Impedance of Universe"
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Original poster: "Paul B. Brodie" <pbbrodie@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Please reply to the list. I would like to see where this goes.
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Subject: "Background Impedance of Universe"
> Original poster: <mailto:Davetracer@xxxxxxx>Davetracer@xxxxxxx
> There's talk about impedance and I have one question I've always
> wanted an answer to, and I bet someone here knows it ...
> I was at a convention and ended up in a lunchtime discussion about the
> B-2 bomber. One person said, "The impedance across the wingspan is 133
> ohms". Another nodded and said, "That's because that is the background
> impedance of the universe."
> To this day I don't understand this. Help?
> [And I have been told in no uncertain times that the figure of 133
> ohms is wrong.]
> This relates to TC's in that, well, what is the impedance match from a
> toroid out into the air? Does it help a coil to operate to attempt a match?
> How on earth does one do that?
> If you feel like responding directly to my mailbox, that's fine ...
> [davetracer a t aol dot com]
> -- thank you,