Re: SOLID STATE TC
A search engine looking for "charles d. rakes" will show that he has
authored a number of build it yourself articles in Pop El and other
periodicals. In the Oct 1988 issue of "Hands-on Electronics" is a solid
state tesla coil article - might be very similar to his Nov 99 Pop El
article? I don't get the idea he is a TC addict like some of the rest of
us, but he is probably a very good electronics tinkerer.
> From: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
> To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Subject: SOLID STATE TC
> Date: Monday, September 13, 1999 6:21 PM
> Original Poster: "B2" <bensonbd-at-erols-dot-com>
> Hi All,
> Check out the November 1999 issue of popular Electronics. On page
> 31 is an article describing a Tesla coil that will produce 8 inch
> sparks from only 50 watts using ignition coils. Who is Charles D.
> Rakes, the author? Is he on the list? MMCs and one of John Freau's
> toroids should add another 2 inches to the spark length.