Despite the intense heat of the summer, the primordial construction of the telluric test platform has now been finalized with all necessary coax connections secured.

Fig. 1 – Testing platform with coax connections.

To accommodate the physical layout of the surrounding area, some slight changes to the original design as put forth by Eric Dollard had occurred. Without deviating far from the design, most changes were beneficial add-ons.

Fig. 2 – Side view of feed line crossarm arrangement.

The above image showcases the three main connections to the testing deck, with the left most line connecting to the potential pick-up probe, the center being the sole RF supply line, and the rightmost being the Earth current measuring line. Both the potential and current measuring probes will help indicate the most suitable transmission and reception arrangement of the phases alongside the coil setup.

Fig. 3 – Front view of the deck.

It will be noticed that the grey connection box located on the deck itself allows for RF connection to the coil in question, as well as a removable connection for adaptive Earth current measuring probes.

Keeping in mind the limited space of this suburban backyard environment, all constructions including the testing deck have to be carefully designed. That is, all feed lines and conductive surfaces should not intermingle with other electrostatic – radio frequency circuits, or do so at the very minimum. This is prevented by transposing connections, and simply securing all feed lines properly and durably.

Fig. 4 – Feed line mounting insulators on the side of the central station.
Fig. 5 – Feed line going into station entrance ports.

Once outdoor temperatures reduce themselves to a more work efficient degree, great lengths of experimentation will occur involving the new deck setup and ground plane.

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