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Re: LTR Pig Project - Long Post!

Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>" <FutureT-at-aol-dot-com>

In a message dated 2/17/01 7:13:57 PM Eastern Standard Time, tesla-at-pupman-dot-com 

> Hi guy,
>  I'm a little bit on the side of the subject but your post make me think
>  about the
>  possibility of using a salt water cap for LTR cap but I know it's lousy.
>  From what
>  I know the loss are in the salt water ( resistance ) and in the glass 
>  dielectric loss increasing with the frequency. Is one of you try to
>  estimate the
>  loss of salt water cap compare to polypropylene cap ... and at different
>  frequency...
>  Luc Benard


I wasted about about 15% of my power input when I tried using
Mylar caps.  My guess is that salt water is as bad or worse.
But I've never actually used salt water caps.