[ROVERNET - UK] Radio noise

Shirley & Barry Lafbery lafbery at telus.net
Mon Jul 25 00:54:23 BST 2005

If anyone really wants to know all about the Cavity Magnetron, a good book 
to read is 'The Invention that changed the world' by Robert Buderi. I have 
just read it and found it hard to put down. ISBN 0 349 11068 9


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Vern Klukas" <vern at inkspotco.com>
To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Sunday, July 24, 2005 4:16 PM
Subject: Re: [ROVERNET - UK] Radio noise

>I came late to the discussion, so my earlier post is just a rehash, but I 
>can't resist any reference to cavity magnetrons, one of which I built as a 
>science fair project in my youth. Ugly looking, but it ran quite happily at 
>about a hundred watts. The local telephone company lend me a microwave 
>"trap" and a meter to show the power delivered (actually they lent me much 
>more than that, the technician there took me under his wing and taught me 
>all sorts of things about building a microwave frequency device). I was 
>inspired by my grandfather, who bought a very early Amanda "Radar Range" 
>and proceeded to reinvent cooking as we know it.
> Yours
> Vern
>>What a great wealth of knowledge we have on Rovernet. Now I know why the 
>>radio is noisy with the hood up and fine with it down.
>>Lets hope we don't get into Cavity Magnetrons
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