Re: Wireless Electricity -- Bunk? (was Re: >H FYI:Re: Solar Pow

Chris Hind (
Wed, 29 Jan 1997 23:06:18 -0800

>The Tesla stuff is fool-bait, of course, but it is clearly possible to
>transmit energy with electromagnetic beams. A flashlight and a
>photocell is an inefficient example. An efficient example is a high
>efficiency microwave transmitter and a rectifying antenna (this kind
>of system has been proposed for transmitting power from orbiting
>solar arrays to the ground, with a transmission efficiency in excess
>of 80 to 90%.)

How about installing powerful antennas everywhere and creating tons of RF
to power devices?

"Risk: You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage
to lose sight of the shore."

Chris Hind ( Upward, Outward, ACTION!
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