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ID = 17034
Tube type:  Transmitter Triode, liquid-cooling   Power/Output 
Identical to 880 = GL-880
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Normally replaceable-slightly different:
First Source (s)
25.Jan.1950 : Electron Tube Registration List
Successor Tubes 5658  

Filament Vf 12.6 Volts / If 320 Ampere / Direct

VHF transmitting triode, all glass construction with external folded anode. The tube requires forced water cooling. 20KW anode power dissipation. It can be used as amplifier or oscillator up to 20MHz at full ratings and up to 100MHz at reduced anode voltage. 880 was made by several US manufacturers, including GE, Machlett, Westinghouse and Sylvania. In Italy it was produced by Fivre, under RCA licence.

Weight 3300 g / 116.40 oz
Information source Taschenbuch zum Röhren-Codex 1948/49   
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880: Private collection
Emilio Ciardiello

880: Manufacturer's Literature
Emilio Ciardiello

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