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Re: [Amps] AL-80B questions

Subject: Re: [Amps] AL-80B questions
From: R L Measures <>
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2006 20:34:25 -0700
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On Jun 26, 2006, at 1:20 PM, Peter Chadwick wrote:

> Tom said:
>> Lack of operation that colors the anode for extended periods
> of time will often cause an arcing tube, or a "big bang". <
> Tom, you've been told more than enough times that the bang is  
> caused by VHF parasitics................!!!!!!!!!! :)-
> 73
> Peter G3RZP

With enough Joules, an arc in air produces a big bang.  Arcs in a  
vacuum typically produce a tink.

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