[time-nuts] Rb references for audiophiles?

Jim Lux james.p.lux at jpl.nasa.gov
Fri Jul 4 20:30:11 EDT 2008

Quoting Mark Sims <holrum at hotmail.com>, on Fri 04 Jul 2008 04:02:49 PM PDT:

> Bahhh,  a TRUE audiophile has three H-masers.  You just can't trust   
> your favorite recording of Thick as a Brick to a single reference   
> clock.  You need a realtime thee-cornered hat voter/selector to   
> chose the best one.  But masers do meet the number one audiophile   
> requirement of a having a glowing vacuum tubey thingy.

Voter?  But that's digital.  You mean a totally analog combiner that  
optimizes the overall variance.  See, there IS a use for that old  
analog computer plugboard you scavenged in 1970.  (Of course, you WILL  
be using Philbrick OpAmps with the vacuum tubes like the ones Bob  
Pease is always talking about)


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