Re: Tube watts & volts

> Hi John,
>          All CW coils I know about ring up until losses = input.
> Cap discharge coils ring up until (a) a discharge clamps the output 
> in a similar fashion and/or the primary cap is empty.
> Cheers,
> Malcolm 
> Hi Malcom
No argument with your statement, however I was
refering (perhaps not clearly) to the time associated
clamping the output (through grid / screen control).
Evidence indicates that longest sparks from tube
coils are obtained by an emulation of spark gap
 oscillators. Why? I have notions, but when I have
proof (theoretical and emperical) I will let the list
> John G.
John W. Gudenas, Ph.D.                       Aurora University
Department Chair of Computer Science and Mathematics
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