The GI-46B triode generates and amplifies RF oscillations in continuous-wave and pulsed operation with anode modulation.

Cathode: indirectly heated, oxide-coated.
Envelope: metal-caramic with ring leads of cathode, heater and grid.
Cooling: forced air.
Height: at most 113 mm with heat sink, 69 mm with no heat sink.
Diameter: at most 65 mm with heat sink, 55 mm with no heat sink.
Mass: at most 620 g with heat sink, 205 g with no heat sink.


Vibration loads:
frequencies, Hz 5-1,000
acceleration, m/s² 98
Multiple impacts:
acceleration, m/s² 1,470
number of impacts 4,000
Ambient temperature, C -60 to +100
Relative humidity at +40 C, % 95-98

Electrical Parameters
Heater voltage (AC or DC), V 12.6
Heater current, A 2.3-2.6
Anode voltage (DC), kV 2
Mutual conductance (at anode current 80 mA), mA/V 17-26
Inverse grid current (at anode current 80 mA), A 40
Cathode emission current (at anode pulse voltage 400 V, pulse duration 2-5 s, frequency 50 Hz, grid pulse voltage 400 V), A, at least 24
Penetration factor (at anode current 80 mA, anode voltage change 200 V), % 0.4-0.8
Output power in CW generation mode (at heater voltage 8.5 V, anode voltage 1.5 kV, anode current 350 mA, wavelength 29 cm), W, at least 120
Warm up time, s, at most 100
Interelectrode capacitance, pF:
input 14.5-18.5
transfer 5.1-6.4

Limit Operating Values
Heater voltage (AC or DC), V:
maximum 13.9
minimum 7.7
Anode voltage (DC), kV 1.9
Peak anode voltage, kV 15
Dissipation, W:
anode 350
grid 20
Anode current (DC component), mA 350
Peak anode current, A 15
Maximum 1/duty factor 500
Maximum pulse duration, s 15
Maximum resistance in grid circuit, kH 10
Temperature, C:
anode lead 200
grid lead 200
cathode lead 120

CW Operation
Heater voltage, V 7.65-9.35
Anode voltage, kV 1.5
Anode current, mA 350
Wavelength, cm 28
Output power, W:
in self-excited oscillator mode 120
in amplifier mode 150

Pulsed Operation
Heater voltage, V 12.6
Peak anode voltage, kV 10
Peak anode current, A 12
Pulse duration, s 10
Peak output power, kW 30
1/duty factor 1,000
Wavelength, cm 28
Air flow rate for envelope cooling, m³/h 24