No! The primary coil is tuned to a frequency slightly
lower than the secondary fundemental frequency.
On Sun, 10 Jan 1999 13:49:52 -0700 Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com> writes:
>Original Poster: Russell Babylon <babylon-at-ccpl.carr.lib.md.us>
>Being new at tesla coils I have a basic question. Should the
>frequencies at which your primary and secondary coils operate be
>harmonics? I assume that this is what is happening when people speak
>adjusting the primary coil with some sort of adjustable tap. The
>transfer should be greatest when the secondary is operating at a
>harmonic of the primary coil frequency.
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