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[AMPS] Series C at tube

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Subject: [AMPS] Series C at tube
From: (Tom Rauch)
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2001 04:29:06 -0400
> knowledge of use of more than a pair of them. They have rather high
> output capacitance, therefore a tad of series C from plates to the
> tuning cap is a good idea. 

Why? It certainly does not lower system Q. As a matter of fact, it 
raises system Q.

It is a popular misconception passed along among VHF operators 
that a small series C between the tube an tank lowers Q. It 
actually does the opposite.
73, Tom W8JI 

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