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Re: Wireless transmission of power,
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Original poster: "Paul B. Brodie" <pbbrodie@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
I'm sorry, you are wrong about Niagara. George Westinghouse employed Tesla
as the engineer who designed and oversaw the installation at Niagara Falls.
That piece of information is ubiquitous. I don't see how you missed that one.
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Sent: Monday, March 14, 2005 10:05 PM
Subject: Re: Wireless transmission of power,
> Original poster: Ed Phillips <<mailto:evp@xxxxxxxxxxx>evp@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> "I have already transmitted power from my basement to a town 36 miles
> off. "
> Most interesting indeed; details? How much power and at what
> As for Tesla's "radio", while he claimed a lot of radio related
> inventions, the only patent I see which was obviously in use was the
> "four-circuits" one, although his RC boat description contains a bit
> more and, so far as I know, his only description of the use of a coherer
> although he patented means for making one. Leland Anderson's book has
> very interesting stuff on what he did in the way of "wireless
> transmission" in the early 1890's, but it clearly doesn't describe a
> communication system per se. He was always very strong on transmitters
> but didn't describe much about receivers.
> "How is that
> Niagara Falls powerhouse doing? I think that worked pretty well too"
> The powerhouse wasn't Tesla's but the patents on the generators were.