1 MILLION watts—really? FM Supertower Part 2!



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You had a LOT of questions about the 1 million watt FM tower, so we went back, and went even deeper!

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Contents:

00:00 - Megawatt, really? ERP Explained
01:39 - Not all radiation is ionizing
04:05 - Thousands of pounds of rigid coax
05:25 - It didn't fry the drone!
06:39 - Ice and other falling objects
08:12 - A bubble of lightning protection
09:01 - Incandescent? Why not LED?
10:14 - 90-degree coax (not waveguides)
12:00 - Little coax, BIG coax
12:50 - A blue flame of RF
13:35 - Why combine signals?
14:23 - A desk fan is so cool
15:09 - Inside a 30 kW FM Transmitter
15:53 - HD Radio (US) vs DAB+ (EU)
17:31 - Analog tubes? RF burns!
18:18 - Reflected Kilowatts
19:06 - We love hams!
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