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Re: 1/4 wave TC (fwd)
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Date: Sat, 28 Jul 2007 10:52:07 -0400
From: Skip Greiner <skipg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: Tesla list <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: 1/4 wave TC (fwd)
Sorry all I have at this point is a recollection, albeit somewhat vivid.
It was back in the '80s and memory doesn't retain all of the facts anymore.
Tesla list wrote:
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>Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2007 14:57:48 -0700
>From: Ed Phillips <evp@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>To: Tesla list <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx>
>Subject: Re: !/4 wave TC (fwd)
>A long time ago I saw the Corums use a wavguide that was 1/4 wave long
>as a Tesla Coil. It worked. It had no termination and it produced a
>discharge. Why not a TC with no top load?"
> What was the wavelength the Corums used, what was the power, and
>where and and how big was the arc? As for a TC without top load, we all
>have built them at one time or another - haven't you? Of course, if one's
>objective is long stramers, coils with top loads of some sort or another
>work much better.