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Re: More power, fewer turns of primary?
Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <teslalist-at-qwest-dot-net>" <Esondrmn-at-aol-dot-com>
In a message dated 4/9/03 4:51:00 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
>Is it a general rule that the more power you put in, the fewer turns on the
>primary you have to use? I ask because i am running on a 12/60 nst now and
>i had to add 5 extra turns (and they hang off the side) to my primary, and
>i want to make sure i won't have to add any more (i am getting another
>12/60 nst soon, for 12/120).
In general, no. The resonant frequency of the primary and secondary should
not change as more power is added. In real operation, you might find that
a larger ion cloud on the toroid causes the resonant frequency to be a bit
lower (more primary turns), but not by much.