[time-nuts] HP E1938 oscillator

Peter Vince pvince at theiet.org
Sun May 27 15:39:49 EDT 2007


Hi Rick,

	If I'm not too late, I would also like one - or preferably 
two.  I am in England, so PayPal would be easiest for me, as the bank 
charges quite a bit for Dollar cheques.  However, if PayPal is not 
convenient for you, I will use whatever method you prefer.

	I have imported quite a lot of equipment from the USA with no 
problems.  There is a tick-box marked "Gift", and a description of 
"used (or surplus) amateur radio equipment" would seem fine.  A $1 
value also seems justifiable given that they are un-guaranteed 
prototypes.  Being relatively lightweight and in a small box, I doubt 
customs will give them a second look.

	Regards,

		Peter Vince


>> I still have dozens of surplus E1938A's if anyone
>> wants one.  They are in "worked the last time it
>> was turned on, but no guarantee of specs" condition.
>> I can't accept money for these units.
>>
>> Rick Karlquist N6RK
>> E1938A circuit designer
>
>Due to the high level of interest, I may need to
>limit the oscillators to one per person.  I will be
>getting the oscillators out of storage today and
>will try to make an accounting of oscillators vs
>requestors.  I am suggesting an $8.95 donation for a
>flat rate Priority Mail box.  I think it will fit
>into one of those boxes.
>
>Regarding non-USA requestors:  I will need to look
>into the customs aspect of this.  If anyone on the
>list can give me a tutorial on this it would be
>helpful.  These are "gifts" if that matters for
>customs purposes.  Also, they have essentially zero
>market value as "discards".
>
>I am happy that I can give these a good home.  I almost
>threw them away last month while cleaning up.
>
>Rick Karlquist
>
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