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Re: Primary/Secondary Frequency Difference?

Original poster: "Paul Nicholson by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <paul-at-abelian.demon.co.uk>

Jolyon Vater Cox wrote:

> Also, is it likely that the coronal sheet around the saltwater
> capacitor is increasing the plate surface area and hence increasing
> capacitance significantly -making the primary resonate at the
> frequency of the secondary with fewer turns?

I wrote:

> ... If it increased the C by 10% it would only lower the 
> frequency by 1%. 

Sorry, that's wrong.  A 10% change in C is of course around 5% change
in frequency, not 1%.  My brain must have abandoned its post.
Paul Nicholson