Re: W8TEE Mag Loop Testing

Jack, W8TEE
 

Yep, we know about the HV issues. The cap is run by a NEMA 17 stepper which Al has geared down. The stepper controller goes to 1/32. We're still experimenting with timer interrupts to slow it even more, and then speed it up. More work.

Jack, W8TEE

On Thursday, May 30, 2019, 2:56:00 PM EDT, Jim <Jscook@...> wrote:


That’s a nice looking loop. What are you driving the cap with? I found a nice Comet vacuum variable capacitor and also a drive set up for it. Haven’t gone any further. Keep the group updated. Watch the HV around the cap as it can get high..safety.
Jim
WA3APC


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