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by rbfrench
Tue Sep 10, 2002 7:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ID for strange looking tube WL 7908
Replies: 9
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Re: ID for strange looking tube WL 7908

Thanks a lot Chris. I have had these things for probably 15 years and wanted to find out what they were before I let them go. I'll have to start looking there and see if I can confirm it. I really don't know what I could possibly use them for and since we moved into a new house they have been in my ...
by rbfrench
Tue Sep 10, 2002 5:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ID for strange looking tube WL 7908
Replies: 9
Views: 2421

Re: ID for strange looking tube WL 7908

The window in front is clear but may be tinted as I have trouble seeing inside. Around the side at the front it is silvered and I assume that it is due to the getter. There are three wires black, red and white that come out of the cardboard that the tube is mounted in. The inside of the tube has abo...
by rbfrench
Tue Sep 10, 2002 11:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ID for strange looking tube WL 7908
Replies: 9
Views: 2421

Re: ID for strange looking tube WL 7908

I forgot to say in the original posting that the front of the tube is perfectly flat and appears to be for passing some form of radiation either in or out of the tube.
by rbfrench
Tue Sep 10, 2002 6:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ID for strange looking tube WL 7908
Replies: 9
Views: 2421

ID for strange looking tube WL 7908

I have a gov. surplus tube about 5inches long & 1/2 inch diameter with three wires coming out the back made by Westinghouse and labeled WL 7908 also similar tube by Dumont K 1853. What is it for?