RSG Question

From:  Gregory R. Hunter [SMTP:ghunter-at-enterprise-dot-net]
Sent:  Saturday, June 13, 1998 1:59 PM
To:  'Tesla List'
Subject:  RSG Question

Dear List,

Ever since I saw an RSG in operation at the UK Teslathon, I've been contemplating building my first RSG.  I'm curious though, about the relationship between optimum tank cap value and RSG break rate.  Instinct tells me that at high or very high break rates, the tank capacitor must be smaller than one optimized for a static gap system.  Does anyone have a rule or formula for selecting best cap size based on both power supply and RSG break rate?


Suffolk, UK