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Re: Wireless transmission of power,

Original poster: "Dr. Resonance" <resonance@xxxxxxxxxx>

Ed is quite correct.  Tesla, for some strange reason, seemed to ignore the
attenuation factors involved.

Dr. Resonance

> "     Tesla was gifted researcher/engineer and was well aware of the
> implications of the works of both Hertz and Maxwell and the limitations
> the
> latter put on electromagnetic waves. His energy transmission inventions,
> as
> patented, did not use electromagnetic radiation for the transmission of
> energy, they were designed to transmit by conduction. (read the
> patents).
>    I don't believe that Tesla would have wasted his time trying that
> which
> he knew was mathematically impossible, although many of his detractors
> claim he tried and failed, while many of his worshippers claim he tried
> and
> succeeded, but the results suppressed by conspiracy."
> Unfortunately, "his energy inventions as patented" CANT work because of
> many factors he apparently ignored or didn't analyze.  It is a simple
> matter to "design" the circuits for his conductive transmission scheme,
> and the results of such a design show its fallacy.  It's sure too bad he
> isn't around to answer a few questions about why he thought it would
> work.  Things he apparently neglected to calculate include:
> 1. The conductivity of his "conducting layer".  He seems to have thought
> it was lossless, apparently as a result of his experiments with
> conducting currents through evacuated tubes.  In practice, the
> conductivity would be quite low.
> 2. The resistive losses in both the ground and conducting layer when it
> was excited with his "100,000,000" volts.  He overlooked the capacitance
> to ground of that layer and the current which would have to flow into it
> to maintain anything like that voltage, even at frequencies as low as 10
> Hz.
> 3. The fact that lightning channels would short out a lot of the energy
> IF the layer were as low as he imagined.  (He should have known the
> required height better but doesn't seem to have done so.)
> Of course, it's remotely possible he did understand these things and
> pushed on anyway, but I can't imagine it.
> The scheme wasn't all conductive since he apparently intended the
> "receiver" to get energy via capacitive coupling to the "conducting
> layer" of the atmosphere.
> Ed