[time-nuts] FE-5680A Rb lamp subject to wearout?

Justin Pinnix justin at fuzzythinking.com
Tue Nov 15 16:06:08 EST 2011


I like his "NO timewaster" disclaimer.  I've been yelling that at people
around the office :-)

On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 3:57 PM, Javier Herrero <jherrero at hvsistemas.es>wrote:

> El 15/11/2011 20:09, Peter Gottlieb escribió:
>
>
>>    Ebay seller "nichegeek" will take $35.00 shipped for these units.  You
>>    can't buy a good OXCO for that.  These are the ones which are more
>>    suited for digital purposes.
>>
>>
>>  I could not resist to buy one from him last sunday... but at 37.99, now
> he has them at 35.99 - and some also at the previous price!
>
> Anyway, he has a funny paragraph at the end of the announcement, stating
> that the stability measurements are limited by the stability of the Cs
> reference, but results are a significantly improved when comparing a Rb
> with another... sigh!
>
> Regards,
>
> Javier
>
>
>
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