> The Eimac data sheet for the 3CX800A7 was an after thought. The tube had
> been developed and rated at 1370 watts output with "typical" operation
> at 2500 volts at 800 ma. THEN the FCC changed the power limits to 1500
> watts OUTPUT and Eimac then changes the ratings on the tube for 2200
> volts at 500 ma. operation and 750 watts output which is what the
> technical data sheets show.
If the tube was designed for opration at 2500 volts 800 mA, why does the
data sheet/catalog give 2200 volts 600 mA as "maximum ratings?" Why not
simply show the lower "typical operation" numbers like many other tubes
in the catalog?
... Joe Subich, W8IK/4 ex-AD8I
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