On Wed, 18 Mar 1998 12:31:50 -0700 John Lyles <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>Weeks ago, (2/7/98) Alek Petkovic - VK6APK, asked about using a
>RS1016. The Philips/Amperex 5868 is compatible. These tubes are
>trides, low mu, virtually useless for amateur linear amplification.
>RF which doesn't care about the load, such as in a dielectric heater,
>are great. I completely described the tube on 2/9/98, perhaps you can
>the archives of this reflector on the web to read it again. To
>the mu of the 3-500Z is 130, the 5868 is 28. You would have low gain,
>cannot bias these at zero bias grounded grid without cooking them, as
>plate current would be high during idling.
I had an industrial amp that used 4 of them John....sold the tubes since
they are in industrial demand and kept the goodies. Would you consider
them as modulator tubes? With AM growing that may be an option for ham
73 Carl KM1H
You don't need to buy Internet access to use free Internet e-mail.
Get completely free e-mail from Juno at http://www.juno.com
Or call Juno at (800) 654-JUNO [654-5866]
FAQ on WWW: http://www.contesting.com/ampfaq.html
Administrative requests: amps-REQUEST@contesting.com