There is a new user on YouTube called Punkworks2008. Does this bode for their return to competition this year? In their most recent blog entry, they stated that “We’re definitely not coming back to Spaceward’s games ever again.” I’ve emailed them to see what’s what. In the meantime, here’s a video that Punkworks2008 has just posted on YouTube.
The description for this video reads: “Punkworks microwave wireless power transmission (WPT) beam testing in 2008 in preparation for the Space Elevator Games. The motor is being powered by the microwave beam.”
It would be nice if they do decide to compete. No one has yet met a credible, Microwave-powered entry into the Climber/Power-Beaming event. We’ll see…