[time-nuts] Running voltages through MVAR (In re: HP5065)

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sun Aug 23 14:16:33 EDT 2015

I have decided it is finally time to come clean about one of my
"trade secrets":  I sometimes run voltages through MVAR.

Sometimes I also run temperatures, kilowatts and anything else
I happen to have a time-series of through the MVAR.

In this case, it tells us a lot about why the C-field current of
my HP5065 is unstable:


I'm not done collecting data for the resulting effect on the HP5065
performance, but so far it looks like the MVAR floor is half of
what it used to be.

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