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RE: Secondary

Original poster: "Lau, Gary by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>" <Gary.Lau-at-compaq-dot-com>

I just mic'ed my spool of #22 enamel insulated wire - it reads .030".
Based on this, a 30" winding length would have about 1000 turns.  Your
original post suggested that a 30" length would have 1200 turns.  So
yes, your wire would have to be somehow thinner, not sure what I was

Regards, gary Lau

>Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>"
>You would mean less heavily insulated. Isn't 22gauge .025"? 
>In a message dated 5/10/01 7:46:48 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
>> A secondary should be wound long enough to not arc end-to-end.  Based
>> this alone, the 30" option might be capable of longer arcs.  But 
>> Wintesla tells me that 30" of #22 would have 1090 turns, and 24" of
>> would have 1100 turns.  Is your wire more heavily insulated than
>> I would go with 30" of #24 for 1375 turns.  My own 6" secondary uses
>> of #26 for 1734 turns.