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CV108 X-band magnetron


Size This magnetron measures 195x75x32mm overall.

The CV108 was produced as an attempt to make a high power X-band magnetron. It had a block with 12 slot resonators and managed up to 20% efficiency with a 150kW peak input. Large numbers were produced up to April 1944 in order to keep AIX and H2S radars functioning. It was replaced by the CV208 and CV209.

Heater voltage6.3V
Heater current2.8A
Nominal frequency9375MHz
Max anode dissipation200W
Typical operating characteristics
Peak anode voltage11.5kV
Peak anode current12.5A
Field strength2670 gauss
Peak power output17kW
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