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Old 07-24-2012, 01:14 AM
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Originally Posted by Nhopa View Post
Based on measurements do any of the "builders" have some feel for the approximate size of capacitor we are going to need for the primary if the secondary coil is designed for around 1,000 Kc. I am thinking of using mica for the dielectric and copper plates. 1 mm thick glass would also be good, but I can't get it where I currently live. Has anyone tried yet to glue the plates together?
When using silver mica caps in parallel I need 6 - 330pF caps for 1620.

Just Install your primary and use caps in parallel to find out how much you need. This will get you in the ball park. Then build your plate cap.
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