On Dec 31, 2010, at 7:31 PM, Doug Rehman wrote:
> The common coaxial surge protectors use gas cartridges for protection. It
> takes hundreds of volts to cause the gas cartridge to fire and conduct to
> ground (off the top of my head, I think it is around 600V).
You can get spark gaps (aka gas discharge) that will conduct as low as 90V.
Its a might higher voltage than a MOV, but like I said upthread, MOVs have too
high capacitance for RF.
Charles M. Coldwell, W1CMC
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