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Original poster: "Steve Greenfield by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <alienrelics-at-yahoo-dot-com>
--- Tesla list <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com> wrote:
> Original poster: "davep by way of Terry Fritz
> <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <davep-at-quik-dot-com>
> Tesla list wrote:
> > Original poster: "Ed Phillips by way of Terry
> > <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <evp-at-pacbell-dot-net>
> > Tesla list wrote:
> > > Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz
> > <Beans45601-at-aol-dot-com>
> > > Are capacitators necessary to run TC?
> > No, but capacitors are!
> Comes to definitions. One of the Corum's had one
> of his
> Grad Students (?) build a 'tesla coil' (like)
> for 160 odd MHz:
> Simple 1/4 wave vertical, base fed, lots of power.
> Classic breakout at the top.
> Described in one of the Teslacon proceedings, IIR.
> (OK OK:
> There were caps in the rf power oscillator...
Well, there you go. You could likewise say the same
thing and not have to go to such lengths. A CW fed
coil and topload Tesla Coil would fit the same
Theoretically you could feed a spark gap TC without a
tuned primary, you'd just waste a lot of power.
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