Accessing a TK50 or TK70 from RT
jsw at ieee.org
Mon Jun 13 13:40:57 CDT 2016
> On Jun 13, 2016, at 12:55 PM, Rod Smallwood <rodsmallwood52 at btinternet.com> wrote:
> On 13/06/2016 17:20, Rod Smallwood wrote:
>> I just had a thought is the magnet in a microwave cooker magnetron permanent or electro?
> Back in 1960's the guy who I worked for had been in radar during the war.
> We had several magnetrons about the place. They had a very strong permanent magnet.
> He always said when the Germans recovered a magnetron from a crashed bomber they soon worked out how it oscillated at 10Ghz but making the magnet was beyond them.
I suspect the working area in a magnetron is too small for this purpose, unless you break it up.
A rare earth magnet savaged from a disk drive or a banned child toy (aka BuckyBalls) might be more effective.
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