Thinking out loud.....
A 15KV @ 10 mf in a Broadcast FM transmitter many years ago shorted...........
Nothing to lose, so I disconnected the capacitor ( no choke ) and
made rated power with just the bridge rectifier feeding the final tube.
No noticable hum on carrier ( yes, I know .... FM )
AM noise above FCC specs ?? Probably, but they were back on the air.
But I wonder what would be the results with no capacitor in CW or SSB
operation.... The voltage wouldn't be as high.... no capacitor to charge.
But what would be the on-air results ... Please no guessing or wives tales.
Add 1 MF ....... what would be the on-air results ?
Would there be a "optimum-minimum" capacitance ?
Without a carrier to " power supply modulate" , Would the lack of
energy storage ever be noticed ?
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