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Re: My VTTC fun begins...
Original poster: Brett Miller <brmtesla2@xxxxxxxxx>
Thank you for that informative and though provoking
responce. I have seen those HV air caps in use inside
legal limit ham linear amplifiers 1kw and higher. I
am sure one of those would be adequate for use under
oil and with a long insulated pvc handle. I may have
to try this technique in the near future.
...especially since I have started a collection of
power rf triodes (and others) in my parts closet, and
all the filaments check out good. I want to make a
vttc test platform that can adapt to the insertion of
a new tube and have the capability to (with a little
tuning) start producing sparks with a completely
--- Tesla list <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Original poster: FutureT@xxxxxxx
> In a message dated 1/24/07 11:32:52 PM Eastern
> Standard Time,
> tesla@xxxxxxxxxx writes:
> >How about a large hv transmitting air
> >variable under oil?
> I found the large air variable under oil to be very
> for final tuning when I set up my 36" spark VTTC.
> tuning cap is installed in a tank made of 6" dia PVC
> The entire unit is about 20" tall. A plastic 1/2"
> pipe sticks
> out of the top of the unit. This pipe is rotated by
> while the coil is operating to tune the coil. Since
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