Re: Solid State - the business end.

Tesla List wrote:

> >This capacitor exists in some distributed fashion all along the coil
> >to some abstract concept called ground.
> Daah - oh that C - I thought you had a descreet capacitor across
> the transformer or something.

> Alan Sharp (UK).

I thought you were kidding about the cap-  but after doing apps 
engineering for a couple of years, you learn not to assume anything.
:)  :)   

Actually, with helical RF resonators, they sometimes actually do put a 
trimmer cap at the top, but its basically a bolt with a round plate 
soldered to it, so it has good Q.