[AMPS] Plate Choke Inductance

measures 2@vc.net
Sun, 16 Apr 2000 22:59:07 -0700

>This subject has been partially covered here before, but I would like more 
>information please.  
>What rule of thumb should be followed when dimensioning the inductive 
>reactance of a plate RF choke, i.e., with respect to the plate impedance?  
>Should it be at least equal or ?????
>What recommendations do you have for me and how is that determined?  Seems I 
>remember reading something about the amount of current being shunted to 
>ground at the high voltage input end of the choke by the bypass capacitor.
Correct.  I like to limit circulating current through the choke to very 
roughly 1A-rms at the lowest frequency of operation.  Thus, for 160m 
operation, it takes way more that 1000pF (Xc=88-ohms)to make a HV-bypass. 

-  Rich..., 805.386.3734, www.vcnet.com/measures.  

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