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Subject: [Amps] Re: bifilar rods
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Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2002 19:36:39 -0700
>This  results  in  25A  of  opposing  current  per  rod ,   60hz  field
>cancels,  and  everything  runs  smooth  down  to  1.8  Mhz.   You  can't
>blow  up  type  43  material.
**  not a sound wager

>Fil  xfmr  is  on  separate  chassis,  below  main  rf  deck.   If  fil
>xfmr  was  on  rf  deck,  I  would  have  just  put  the  bifilar  in  the
>240v  primary  of  fil  xfmr,  and  floated  the  fil  xfmr  from  chassis.
**  enlightened engineering 

>The  double  rod  trick  works  well  with  5/8"  diam,  type  43  rods,
>and  bifilar  wound  with  8  ga  wire.   Handles  an  easy  80A.   The
>10ga  wires  handle  an  easy  60A.
>2  separate  rods,  each  with  just  one  winding  will  work  fine,  as  u
>propose,  but  not  a  1st  choice.
cheers, Jim 

-  R. L. Measures, a.k.a. Rich..., 805.386.3734,AG6K,  

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