The secondary terminal marked G of the transformer is connected to the grid of the first amplifying tube. The other secondary terminal marked F- is connected to the negative three-volt terminal of the "C" battery, so as to operate the tube on the steepest part of its characteristic curve as well as to conserve "B" battery. Note: The correct value of bias voltage for a particular tube is usually furnished by the manufacturer.
--George E. Sterling, The Radio Manual, second ed., 1929A perfectly delightful book, by the way, chock-full of photos and drawings, with chapters for every phase of the radio art as it was known at the time.
- Pick up the nearest book of 123 pages or more. No cheating!
- Find page 123.
- Find the first five sentences.
- Post the next three sentences.
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