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Designing Vacuum Tube Circuits

  • Jerry C. Whitaker

Abstract

Any number of configurations may be used to generate RF signals using vacuum tubes. Circuit design is dictated primarily by the operating frequency, output power, type of modulation, duty cycle, and available power supply. Tube circuits can be divided generally by their operating class and type of modulation employed. As discussed in Section 2.1.4, the angle of plate current flow determines the class of operation:
  • Class A = 360° conduction angle

  • Class B = 180° conduction angle

  • Class C = conduction angle less than 180°

  • Class AB = conduction angle between 180 and 360°

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Transmission Line Vacuum Tube Coupling Loop Plate Voltage Silicon Control Rectifier 
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