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Old 03-10-12, 08:45 PM   #11
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To potentially get a reasonable signal to use as a domestic electricity supply the aerial would need to be a half-wavelength dipole orientated to the same polarisation as the signal (ie vertical or horizontal), not a piece of wire wrapped around a piece of timber.
Yes did the theory while at No1 Radio School.
Just remembering the tale as it was told, seem to remember it was coiled between 2 rafters as the story goes, was 7 years ago, so could be missing a lot of it, as with all tall tales fact is lacking.

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(snip) What did you do with the signal when it got to the end of the wire?
Used it to deliver a few micro-watts into a pair of headphones at no cost to myself - boy do I feel guilty now.

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(snip) Well its basically a steam engine, but the heat source is ambient temperature of the air, or am I missing something?
Pretty much sums it up

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Also what is liquid air?
Mostly liquid nitrogen!

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Pretty much sums it up

Mostly liquid nitrogen!

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Yea did have a think, did worry it was just oxygen.

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Old 14-11-12, 08:01 PM   #15
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Wouldn't it be better to use liquid gas to run a normal engine in a vehicle, using the electricity from the windfarms to get the gas from water ?
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Used it to deliver a few micro-watts into a pair of headphones at no cost to myself - boy do I feel guilty now.

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