[AMRadio] Ferroresonant transformer revisited

W5OMR/Geoff w5omr at satx.rr.com
Wed May 10 15:20:17 EDT 2006

John E. Coleman (ARS WA5BXO) wrote:

>I'm sure you realize that a pair of those tubes is capable of up to 3600
>watts plate input and 2700 watts output with a PEP of go knows where in
>class C.  But with their 900 watts plate dissipation capability, they would
>make a cool linear. Just drive the grids with a 50 ohm load on it.  If you
>do that instead of GG, I would still neutralize some how.

Wish I still had three of 'em, and that Sola CVT which was 7.5v @ 42 Amps.

3 of 'em, with 3kV DC on 'em, and raise the Q in the tank... a linear 
for -any- mode, at the 'legal limit'.

problem with that is, winding a filament choke that big.

73 = Best Regards,

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