[time-nuts] 60 KHz Receiver

paul swed paulswedb at gmail.com
Thu Oct 7 18:52:44 EDT 2010


Long long gone completely though I think a plack is there. It was on
chronicle several years ago.

On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 6:02 PM, J. Forster <jfor at quik.com> wrote:

> There was / is? a ground station near Andover Massachusetts also. The
> antenna was called a Hogg Horn.
>
> -John
>
> ===============
>
> > Could you tell me which book you have on mind ? I'd love to read the
> > story.
> >
> > I visited Telstar ground station in Pleumeur-Bodou, France once. There
> > is museum
> > there now, called "Cite des Telecoms". They preserved original
> > horn-like antenna
> > used for Telstar communication and lots of original equipment. If I
> > remember
> > correctly there is even old hydrogen maser displayed.
> > Place worth seeing.
> >
> > BR,
> > Piotr, sp3ukk
> >
> > On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 10:16 PM, Magnus Danielson
> > <magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org> wrote:
> >> On 10/07/10 17:09, J. Forster wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Telstar was a BIG DEAL! There was even a pop song about it.
> >>
> >> Reading the Bell labs books on the Telstar project is very nice. Nice
> >> fold-outs on control-panels etc.
> >>
> >> They did spent a lot of time to engineer the whole thing. Their antenna
> >> setups that would track the high-dynamic movement due to the low orbit.
> >>
> >> Amplifiers was rubin-maser cooled with liquid helium... and stuff like
> >> that.
> >>
> >> Cheers,
> >> Magnus
> >>
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