Re: Primary Q's and Spark Gaps

> Yep that's right. But you are tuning in each at a time doing this. 
> Until I finally decided to try operating the scope in the same room 
> as the coil (under power), that's all I was doing too.
> (as an aside, you don't get the true primary Q doing this as of 
> course you know)

How can you determine the Q of an operating coil?  What is the "ping 
and decrement" method that someone mentioned?

Steven Roys (sroys-at-radiology.ab.umd.edu)