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24B9 Trigatron
CV6008, CV6173
Gas-filled triggered spark gap.
For in-line discharge modulators.
Gap voltage: 7.2 kV
Trigger voltage: 3.2 kV
PRF: 1200 /s
Peak power output: 160 kW

EEV datasheet 1971.

See also:
Mike's electric stuff / spark gaps .

Photo left
© Andy Cowley,
M1EBV, 2005.

24B9 Trigatron

24B9 Trigatron
Left: Bottom View.

The bulb contains a considerable quantity of loose powder. This is possibly a radioactive material included to promote fast triggering.



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