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Re: Movie of Wendover Coil Vs USAF test model aircraft.
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Original poster: "Brian" <ka1bbg@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Hi, can i ask how and what are you doing to be where you are?
seems like an interesting place to be! there like a kid that joins a pit
crew so he can see the race from the pits? i bet there are a lot of people
on the list that wished they were there! me too!
thanks, brian f.
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Sent: Thursday, April 14, 2005 10:11 AM
Subject: Movie of Wendover Coil Vs USAF test model aircraft.
> Original poster: "Mike" <induction@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Hi All,
> I have just uploaded the Movie (bit over 7 minutes Mpeg1
> format) of the Wendover Coil, A duplicate of Tesla's CS coil with extra
> coil, as it beats the daylights out of a Model the USAF had contracted to
> be tested. They wanted to see how the composite material stood up to
> discharges. Placed inside were electronics in "hardened" areas plus a
> of electronic watches. I am told that the watches inside did not do so
> well. Using infornation gained in this experiment, the design people went
> back to the drawing boards to better protect the electronics so that in a
> thunder strorm, the future designs had a better chance of staying in the
> air. The movie begins with one of the testers being interviewed about what
> they are doing there and why, then the fireworks begin. A mirror has been
> placed in sone views to see both the strike area camera can see plus the
> back side. Dos file size is 84,639,744 bytes. This is my first VCR to MPG
> movie conversion with the USB convertor I bought for this job. To down
> load, the link is
> For those that have never seen this coil in operation, this is a
> chance.Hope you enjoy it.