[time-nuts] Differences / Jitter Between Frequency Standard Sources

cfo xnews2 at luna.kyed.com
Thu Nov 24 16:06:55 EST 2011


On Thu, 24 Nov 2011 12:54:12 -0800, Frederick Bray wrote:

> Thanks to all who replied.  I thought that it was a counter artifact,
> but I didn't know why.
> 
> Any suggestions for a reasonably priced good frequency counter that uses
> the reciprocal method?  I saw there were a couple TF830's on ebay, but
> they were outside the U.S.
> 
> The HP 5340A looks like it might do the job, but I have heard that there
> are repair issues if it fails.
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> Fred Bray
> W6WAW

Isn't your 5385A counter a reciprocal type ?

Quote "The Agilent 5385A frequency counter utilizes interpolar-enhanced 
reciprocal counting"

http://www.home.agilent.com/agilent/product.jspx?
nid=-536902484.536879843.00&lc=eng&cc=US

CFO






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