California visit

From:  Thornton, Russ #CSR2000 [SMTP:ThorntoR-at-rc.pafb.af.mil]
Sent:  Monday, June 01, 1998 12:35 PM
To:  'Tesla discussion Group'
Subject:  RE: California visit

Hi Gary,

>BTW: what do the "acceptance tests" consist of?  Must the equipment
>test be capable of evenly cooking a mil-standard sized cow? 

The tests will basically demonstrate to the prime contractor that the
transmitter will do what it was speced to do.  It is a 2.5 Megawatt(can
be driven to 5) amplifier.  139 Kvolt Klystron tube voltage.  It will be
driven into a dummy load so nothing exciting will happen unless it

> Can just anyone show up for the tests?

Sorry, but it will be government and prime contractor only.  But I
should be able to give more details later.
Russ Thornton
CSR 2040, 
Building 989, Rm.  A1-N20
Phone: (407) 494-6430 
Email: thorntor-at-rc.pafb.af.mil