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Re: [TCML] Airforce Test Facility Story

There's another lightning test site at White Sands in NM.  Although the
topload is more of a net-type structure than a typical toroid.
On Feb 29, 2012 8:57 PM, "Jim Lux" <jimlux@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 2/29/12 4:20 PM, Ed Phillips wrote:
>> No one does because it never happened - just typical urban myth. The
>> actual site was Wendover AFB and there's a lot about it on the web if
>> you can find it.
>> Roger wrote:
>>  Does anyone know the details of the story of a US air force test facility
>>> that used a giant tesla system to synthesize lightening strikes on
>>> military
>>> aircraft to test avionics that had a malfunction during a test and a
>>> capacitor bank the size of a UPS truck disappeared?
>>> Roger
> There's also a HUGE EMP testing facility at Kirtland AFB near Albuquerque
> with an enormous wooden trestle and wires to transfer the field.  Look up
> "TRESTLE" and "EMP" and you'll find it.
> http://www.ece.unm.edu/summa/**notes/trestle.html<http://www.ece.unm.edu/summa/notes/trestle.html>
> Here's a picture of a plane being tested for EMP
> http://www.museumsyndicate.**com/item.php?item=49808<http://www.museumsyndicate.com/item.php?item=49808>
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