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Re: [TCML] Toroid size

In a message dated 3/6/08 3:52:52 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,  
jcalvin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx writes:

I  used an oscilloscope/ signal
generator to determine the secondary impedance  and I tuned my primary to
this frequency.

Hi Jim,
This IS the problem; as soon as a streamer starts to form, it adds  
capacitance to the system and drops the resonant frequency of the secondary.  This is 
why the value you measured is a starting value from which you have to  adjust 
to find the optimal point.
Matt D.

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