Accession Number:

AD0261710

Title:

Technical Report.

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Corporate Author:

MICHIGAN UNIV ANN ARBOR

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Report Date:

1961-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

AD-261 7106N3 A - LDiv. 8, 5, 12U TISTWDLW Radio Corp. of America, Harrison, N. . A RELIABLE, LONG-LIFE PENCIL TRIODE FOR A CO MUNICATIONS SATELLITE. uarterly progress rept. no. 8, 1 Aug-31 Oct 61, by A. M. Stanley nd L. P. DeBacker. 31 Oct 61, 15p. incl. illus. table. Contract DA 36-039-sc-85253 Unclassified report Notice Only Government Agencies may request from ASTIA. Others request approval of Army Signal Research and Development Lab., Fort Monmouth, N. J. Attn SIGRASL-PRG. DESCRIPTORS Triodes, Frequency multipli ers, Microwave oscillators, Communication equipme t, adio equipment, Airborne, Radio co munication systems, Satellite veh cles, De sign, Reliability, Life expectancy, ests. Electron tubes. Identifiers Pencil triode. The oscillator life tests on the pencil triodes were continued. RCA 5876 tubes have operated satisfactorily for more than 14,500 hours. The cathode-temperature tests have continued for over 3500 hours. It was demonstrated that, during the tripler life t st, a heater voltage of 3.2 volts is preferabl . The tripler life testing of twenty A-15203 tubes was also continued. The tubes have been operating for periods ranging from 2612 to 3625 hours, and no changes in tube characteristics were observed. Author

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