From: Stefan Bishay [SMTP:stefan00-at-gte-dot-net]
Sent: Monday, June 01, 1998 5:21 PM
To: Tesla List
Subject: Re: California visit
At 13:37 6/1/98 -0500, you wrote:
>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
>>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
Damn! My old airborne bombing radar is only 100kw pulse. Can't even cook a
hot dog with it. How much do those big klystrons cost? And what kind of
current do they pull -at- 139kv?
>> 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.
Too bad, be fun to use that as a hot dog roaster!
>Building 989, Rm. A1-N20
>Phone: (407) 494-6430
What is this large radar used for? SS or AS?
"Hell, we all die in the end"