From: gcerny-at-ix-dot-netcom-dot-com (Glenn Cerny )
Date: Mon, 5 Feb 1996 21:19:08 -0800
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Lit my 4" coil for the first time last night. Nothing really
spectacular compared to what some of you guys are getting, but
I'll take 1' with a single 60 ma neon into free air as an
accomplishment for a first round test. The setup is rather
crude and I am kind of suprised it came to life at all. If there
wasn't florescent lights down here, I probably would not have found
the tune. It is only 3.5 turns out and very sharp. 4 vaccuume
gaps that are not the best and only 12 ga wire to hook it all
together leaves considerable room to improve. A couple of hits
to the florescent fixtures just short of 17" kept it interesting.
Changed over to 4 ga for the tank tonight. Tomorrow I'll see if
there is any difference in performance.