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Sensibly equivalent to:
V2023 W2023
See also:
Radar Technique - Valve Developments
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The CV85 basket covered glass valve is designated as a trigatron. Within the envelope can be seen the domed spark gap molybdenum electrodes. The central trigger electrode can not be seen. See the above article.
It was used in the H2S radar, and operated as a pulse modulator for the magnetron. It operated at 7 kV, and the pulse delivered to the magnetron was 150 kW.
The balloon envelope is 64 mm in diameter and it stands 144 mm tall.
Reference: Data-sheet.


Absolute Maximum Operating Conditions
Thanks to Frank Philipse for supplying the above PDF datasheet.
Updated November 12, 2020.
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