[Amps] Design VS parasitic
km1h at jeremy.mv.com
Mon Aug 24 07:22:18 PDT 2009
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From: "Roger" <sub1 at rogerhalstead.com>
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Sent: Monday, August 24, 2009 1:49 AM
Subject: Re: [Amps] Design VS parasitic
> Bill, W6WRT wrote:
>> ORIGINAL MESSAGE:
>> On Sun, 23 Aug 2009 08:28:50 -0500, "kingwood" <k5jv at kingwoodcable.com>
>>> Now, if we know the frequency of this unloaded parasitic, why
>>> we build a trap, or load, inside the final compartment to absorb it
>>> it does any damage?
>> You are missing the fundamental purpose of a parasitic suppressor. It
>> does not
>> "trap", "load" or "absorb" the parasitic. Instead, its job is to reduce
>> gain at the parasitic frequency enough so the tube will not oscillate.
> Wouldn't it be correct to say (paraphrasing): Designing a circuit to
> prevent parasitic oscillations rather than designing one to deal with
> the results of one?
> Roger (K8RI)
How do you propose to do that when the tube itself is the source?
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