Item Description

Care and Feeding of

EIMAC Power Grid Tubes

5th Edition

177 pages in Adobe PDF format on CD

 

SECTION I 1

  • INTRODUCTION

SECTION 2

  • WHAT IS A POWER GRID TUBE?
  • 2. 1 TRIODES
  • 2.2 TETRODE
  • 2.3 PENTODES
  • 2.4 Current Division
  • 2.5 INDUCTIVE OUTPUT TUBE (IOT)
  • 2.6 MULTISTAGE DEPRESSED COLLECTOR IOT (MSDC IOT)
  • 2.7 CATHODE EMITTERS
  • 2.8 GRIDS
  • 2.9 ANODES
  • 2.10 VACION PUMPS

SECTION 3

  • ELECTRICAL DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS
  • 3.1 CLASS OF OPERATION
  • 3.2 TUBE PERFORMANCE COMPUTER FOR R-F AMPLIFIERS
  • 3.3 TYPICAL RF AMPLIFIER CIRCUIT DESIGNS
  • 3.4 COMPONENT PARTS
  • 3.5 LEAD LENGTHS
  • 3.6 FILAMENT BY-PASSING
  • 3.7 SCREEN AND SUPPRESSOR GRID BY-PASSING AND SCREEN TUNING
  • 3.8 GROUNDED-GRID CIRCUITS
  • 3.9 PROTECTION
  • 3.10 KEYING
  • 3. 11 AMPLITUDE MODULATION
  • 3.12 POWER SUPPLY CONSIDERATION
  • 3.13 STABILIZING THE AMPLIFIER
  • 3.14 NOISE IN TUBE AMPLIFIERS

SECTION 4

  • LINEAR AND SINGLE SIDEBAND SERVICE
  • 4.1 WHY SINGLE SIDEBAND
  • 4.2 RATING TUBES FOR LINEAR AMPLIFIER SERVICE
  • 4.3 SELECTION OF TUBES FOR SINGLE SIDEBAND SERVICE
  • 4.4 LINEAR AMPLIFIER DESIGN
  • 4.5 ADJUSTING AND MONITORING THE LINEAR AMPLIFIER

SECTION 5

  • NEUTRALIZATION
  • 5.1 NEUTRALIZATION BELOW VHF
  • 5.2 PUSH-PULL NEUTRALIZATION
  • 5.3 SINGLE-ENDED NEUTRALIZATION
  • 5.4 NEUTRALIZING GROUNDED-GRID AMPLIFIERS
  • 5.5 NEUTRALIZATION PROCEDURE
  • 5.6 SELF-NEUTRALIZING FREQUENCIES OF TETRODES AND PENTODES

SECTION 6

  • OPERATING CONDITIONS
  • 6.1 ADJUSTMENT OF LOADING AND EXCITATION
  • 6.2 OPERATING VOLTAGES AND CURRENTS
  • 6.3 EFFECT OF DIFFERENT SCREEN VOLTAGES
  • 6.4 THE THREE HALVES POWER LAW
  • 6.5 BALANCE OF AMPLIFIERS
  • 6.6 HARMONIC AMPLIFIER AND CONTROL OF HARMONICS
  • 6.7 SHIELDING
  • 6.8 DRIVE POWER REQUIREMENTS
  • 6.9 VHF AND UHF OPERATING CONDITIONS FOR SATISFACTORY ANODE EFFICIENCY AND MINIMUM DRIVE
  • 6.10 COOLING TECHNIQUES
  • 6.11 TUBE LIFE