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Re: [TCML] RF Ground and Brass
In a message dated 3/6/08 11:01:55 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
>> Granted, the tuning may have been all out of sorts for a "proper"
>> bipolar coil, but while the bottom of the floating secondary was
blasting the heck
>> out of the primary, the tuning was probably a bit off anyhow. After all,
>> short wispy streamers were coming off the topload during this event
>Ok I'll bite. BTW, how far did the bottom secondary arc to the primary?
5" from the inner turn of the shallow inverse-cone primary to the bottom of
Very hot arcs. My guess was since the primary was floating WRT ground,
it added current to the arc initiated by the secondary.
Center for the Advanced Study of Ballistic Improbabilities
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