RE: 130kW Coil Update (fwd)

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Date: Mon, 15 Dec 1997 09:23:53 -0800
From: "Basura, Brian D" <Brian.Basura-at-unistudios-dot-com>
To: 'Tesla List' <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Subject: RE: 130kW Coil Update


Where is Hunter's Point?  Is it in the Bay Area?  If so, what is the
process for getting onto the base?  I'll be up there from the 27th thru
the 31st and would like to see your coil operating.

Brian D. Basura

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> From: 	Tesla List[SMTP:tesla-at-pupman-dot-com]
> Sent: 	Saturday, December 13, 1997 5:29 PM
> To: 	'Tesla List'
> Subject: 	130kW Coil Update
> From: 	Greg Leyh[SMTP:lod-at-pacbell-dot-net]
> Sent: 	Friday, December 12, 1997 6:07 PM
> To: 	Tesla List
> Subject: 	130kW Coil Update
> > A fellow coiler, Keven Conkey, had his hard drive blow, and has
> asked me
> > to ask if the Greg's big coil is still at the shipyard.
> Yes
> > He'll be in the area this week, starting sunday, and wanted to know
> if
> > the public was still invited ;'}
> Yes, if the coil is operating and if the weather 
> is favourable (big if's), I will be running the 
> coil the nights of the 18th thru the 21st, and
> again on the 27th thru New Year.
> The general public is invited, and it's free, 
> of course, to get onto the Navy Base.  However,
> in the bureaucratic tradition of the military,
> there are a few annoying Cold War era regulations
> that are still enforced on the base:
> To bring a car onto the base, registration and
> proof of insurance are required
> No firearms
> No alcohol
> *No cameras are permitted, without the written consent
>  of the Base Commander.  This is a completely asinine,
>  yet very serious rule.  An MP saw us shooting some footage 
>  of the coil parts, and informed us in no uncertain terms
>  that he would 'shut_us_down' if he saw the camera again!
>  So please don't try to sneak a picture, at my peril!
>  If you would like to take pictures, please be sure to 
>  get written permission from the base commander.  Otherwise
>  I will be posting JPEG's from hi-quality beta footage taken 
>  by someone who has jumped thru the hoops, and has received
>  permission to tape the coil operation.
> -GL