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  • Tuesday, June 5, 2012

    Today's Vintage: N4GG spark gap transmitter!


    The gap running around 1,500 amps, 240 breaks/sec. This is why its called "Blue Lightning." At higher power it should be viewed through a welders mask - the gap's UV output is not eye safe at higher power levels.
    The 1/2 KW rotary spark gap transmitter in action



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