> In any case, the glitch resistor is one of those components that needs
> to be located in a cooling air stream.
> Any idea how to get hold of these resistors in small quantities at
> reasonable prices? Now it's Monday, is somebody gonna call
I'd suggest people check manufacturers. I'm sure many have stock
components that will do.
For example, Ameritron has a variety of globar resistors and also a
400 joule 13 watt dissipation 1500 volt 10 ohm resistor as a
standard component. A series combination of 10 ohm resistors
would be a fairly inexpensive solution.
The resistance actually needs to be selected by the ruggedness of
other components, not just by voltage. For example, a 4CX5000
can take a big current whack compared to frail small tube like a
4CX800. With the 4CX5000, your biggest worry is other
components like RF chokes and screen regulation systems.
I don't think X ohms per volt is a good rule, although I suppose it is
better than nothing.
73, Tom W8JI
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