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hHigh Frequency Tesla X-ray Machine

All practical x-ray machines to this day rely on the rectification of main lines AC, to a high voltage direct current supply. This in turn fuels the x-ray tube’s anode and cathode terminals, with a filament supply being exempt. The high voltage supply of today is a derivative of the Ruhmkorff Coil (induction coil) used as a pulsed high potential DC source in the early days of x-ray technology. Although at the same time, Nikola Tesla tested single terminal vacuum tube devices in conjunction with high potential – high frequency transformers, yielding impressive x-rays of immense energies. Though dangerous, a high frequency AC supply proved to be a successful driving source for non-conventional roentgen tubes.

Employing a resonant TMT transformer as used in previous carbon lamp plasma tests, with two extra coils at both ends of the secondary winding, a balanced configuration comes about. Although in this test, the two extra coils have not been designed for the operating frequency and impedance of the secondary. Hence, this test setup is not entirely balanced nor efficient for the mean time.

Secondary Frequency: 1630 Kc

Extra Coil No.1 Freq. : 1776 Kc

Extra Coil No.2 Freq. : 1566 Kc

Average Output Potential: ≈ 300,000 volts

A 2X2 half-wave rectifier tube is inserted between the ends of the extra coils, in that only the plate and cathode are connected.

Transformer configuration with vacuum tube.

Upon excitation, the 2X2 generates x-rays able to illuminate a phosphorous screen. Tests have been conducted with solely a single terminal, but x-ray energy does not meet standards.

Measuring the overall level of ionization energy at exactly 6.5 feet, results in 50 milliroentgens per hour. Given the inverse square law, the total level of radiated energy at 1 inch away from the tube gives 304.2 Roentgens per hour. Whereas at a 1 foot distance away, a total energy of 2.1 Roentgens is received. Hence, extensive lead shielding and distancing is required to operated such an apparatus. This machine is in its primal state, and more attention will be given to it in the near future.

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Line-Type Pulse Generator

Chassis construction so far.

This line-type pulse generator is a time variant pulsing device, which is matched via impedance to a 1950’s flyback transformer. This will enable a high potential output from the secondary of the flyback, with an adjustable natural time variation with respect to the circuit impedance.

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Electro – Seismic Forecasting Chart Data Update

High atmospheric smoke levels have diminished.

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Sprengel Evacuation Pump

In order to achieve certain upcoming projects, regarding high exhaustion degrees, a suitable vacuum pump must be devised. Readily available vacuum pumps exist on the market, and may be simply operated by the mains power supply. They have an appropriate market value, and possess long life reliability. Yet in light of applications where a very high degree of exhaustion is required (e.g., Tesla Brush Bulbs), such pumps on the market will not give said levels of atmosphere. Hence, investigation into what was used in the past gave forth the result of the Sprengel Pump. This simplistic device employs falling Mercury droplets, which trap air with each passing, and give way to a steady vacuum. Due to the time it takes to reach a suitable exhaustion degree with the given size of the globe, the evacuation duration may take a few days. Yet in the end, a very suitable result is given. For the following device, glass tubing and glassblowing techniques are employed to reach the desired goal.

A typical 19th Century Sprengel vacuum Pump design.
Finished Sprengel Pump, using water (temporarily), instead of Mercury.
Descending tube, bringing Mercury droplets to reservoir.
Secondary collecting reservoir for falling Mercury.
Primary Mercury storage tank.
Side view of tank, showing holding apparatus.
Testing “chamber” connected to exhaustion spout – inflated to certain degree.
Bag with a degree of exhaustion – 26 minutes later.

Later efforts shall employ Mercury metal, for far better effects will be received. Water was simply used as a demonstration.

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Measuring Wave Velocity of Tesla Based Transmission

In regards to determine the effective velocity of longitudinal transmission, I have not seen any quantative researches. Hence, I have looked to my local AM radio station for a reference. This station (KAZN) is located exactly 4.4359 miles from my test point, and broadcasts on a frequency of 1300 kc. Therefore in any attempt to receive the tower’s overground signal, no ionospheric propagation reflection delay will exist. As it is merely the groundwave which presents itself at these short distances.

This experiment is comprised of two different receivers: a Tesla transformer crystal radio setup, and a 1920’s single coil crystal set. The Tesla receiver is Earthed directly to a grounded network, whereas the other set employs an antenna and ground as well. A Rigol 1054z oscilloscope is used to analyze the phase shift of the waveforms. 

Overall setup for reception – a resonant Tesla transformer (terminated to Earth) is shown on the left, whereas a Hertzian crystal set is connected to an antenna on the right. 

In any circumstance, whether it be any local station, or different time of reception, the longitudinal wave broadcasted by the AM transmitter always leads the waveform of the overground signal. That is, the overground signal or transverse electromagnetic wave lags some degree, given it propagates at nearly the speed of light. Taking into consideration the distance this signal must traverse, and the velocity of light in air (186,228 mi/sec.), it takes approximately 0.0000238197 seconds for it to arrive at the receiving antenna. Hence, we can use this as a reference point in determining the velocity of the telluric wave. 

General lead of Telluric Induction (blue) compared to overground signal reception.
In phase relationship of two overground receivers. Yellow is coming from a magnetic loop antenna – based receiver, compared to a seperate receiver employing an antenna and Earth ground. Both are exactly tuned to AM 640, showing equal arrival time of wave’s velocity. 

The following are measurements taken using the KAZN station. Note that it is the audio which is analyzed, so that any receiver phase shifting is not interpreted. The delay time is relating to the advancement of the longitudinal signal. 

Horizontal Time Scale: 10uS

Delay Time  
3.3us 
100ns 
100us
500ns
1.5us
900ns
100ns
2.3us
500ns
700ns
100ns
100ns
10.7us
1.5us
100ns
2.7us
2.3us
100ns
100ns
2.1us
100ns
3us
100ns

Average: 5.7782uS
Average Velocity: 245,872 mi/sec.

Horizontal Time Scale: 500nS

Delay Time

125ns
460ns
65ns
45ns
145ns
190ns
30ns
25ns
125ns
560ns
650ns
25ns
5ns
85ns
100ns
70ns
40ns
70ns
25ns
75ns
45ns
30ns
55ns

Average: 132.3912nS
Average Velocity: 187,269 mi/sec. 

Hosrizontal Time Scale: 20uS

Delay Time:

1.8us
200ns
200ns
2us
1.8us
5.8us
1.0us
200ns
1.0us
1.8us
200ns
2.6us
22us
200ns
1.0us
12.60us
200ns
200ns
1.8us
400ns
1.4us
1.8us
2.6us

Average: 3.1217uS
Average Velocity: 214,315 mi/sec.

Horizontal Time Scale: 100uS

Delay Time

5us
1us
2us
2us
7us
3us
3us
6us
1us
219us
4us
22us
3us
1us
5us
3us
1us
1us
4us
3us
1us
1us
2us

Average: 4.42uS
Average Velocity: 228,772 mi/sec.

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