On 03/03/2018 12:58 AM, Ed Sharpe via cctalk wrote:
OK or may have been a magnetron... but not a cavity
gave a 30s radio news as I remember had magnetron.. but not cavity
one.. I was confused by it at the time, but someone older explained
it to me.... OK see some maggIes,from 32... but notch SECRET CAVITY
The one described in the RH is a "split anode magnetron". The note on
it says that "frequency stability is not very good:.
There's also a discussion of the RCA 825 klystrode--a sort of klystron
It's my understanding that the allies used the cavity magnetron and the
axis used klystrons for their transmitters.