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Re: Re my Fanciful Spark-augmenter
Original poster: "Kennan C Herrick by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <kcha1-at-juno-dot-com>
[KCH's comment -at- end}
On Mon, 21 May 2001 18:32:23 -0600 "Tesla list" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
> Original poster: "Charles Hobson by way of Terry Fritz
> <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <charles.a.hobson-at-btinternet-dot-com>
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> Sent: Monday, May 21, 2001 6:31 PM
> Subject: Re my Fanciful Spark-augmenter
> > Original poster: "Kennan C Herrick by way of Terry Fritz
> <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <kcha1-at-juno-dot-com>
> > Overnight I re-thought that notion & am asking Terry to replace
> > on http://hot-streamer-dot-com/temp/ with a revised version. Still
> > there might be some merit in the idea.
> > http://hot-streamer-dot-com/temp/Tcbigspk1.pcx
> > http://hot-streamer-dot-com/temp/Tcbigspk1.gif
> > Comments?...
> > Ken Herrick
> Hi Ken, My comments:
> I just looked at your circuit (the gif) and wondered how C gets its
> charge for the required 1/2V^2C energy. . Unless I am missing
> something, the
> spark gap and capacitor (C) appear to be shorted out by the spiral
> coil as
> far as 60Hz or DC or whatever is used to power them.
No, the excitation to C and the inner 7 turns (or however many turns in a
real system) is not 60 Hz or dc but rather ac at the frequency, Fr(low).
It is the ac that would otherwise exist in a s.s. primary.
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