California visit

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
>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

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!

>Russ Thornton
>CSR 2040, 
>Building 989, Rm.  A1-N20
>Phone: (407) 494-6430 
>Email: thorntor-at-rc.pafb.af.mil

What is this large radar used for? SS or AS?

Stefan Bishay
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