[time-nuts] From Sundials to Atomic Clocks

Neville Michie namichie at gmail.com
Thu Sep 8 19:07:15 EDT 2011


Thanks Randall,
It downloaded from you OK,
I too could not get it directly  in Sydney.
cheers,
Neville Michie







On 09/09/2011, at 8:32 AM, Randall Prentice wrote:

> Have uploaded a copy in NZ.
>
> http://prento.homelinux.net/1796.pdf
>
> Couldn't download off TelstraClear,  had to use Actrix links  (DNS  
> didn't resolve properly).
>
> Regards
> Randall   ZL2RJP
> -----Original Message-----
> From: time-nuts-bounces at febo.com [mailto:time-nuts- 
> bounces at febo.com] On Behalf Of Ken , VK7KRJ
> Sent: Friday, 9 September 2011 9:04 a.m.
> To: Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement
> Subject: Re: [time-nuts] From Sundials to Atomic Clocks
>
> Is anyone else having trouble with this url?
> I've been trying it since the email came through, it just times out  
> waiting for a reply.
> I did try to get to it from the parent site, with the same effect.  
> No problem with the nist site direct, but no go with tf.nist
>
> I have no trouble with .pdf's from anywhere else, but I can't find  
> the file anywhere else.
>
> On 2011-09-08 03:27, Mike Fahmie wrote:
>> On a visit to NIST Boulder (then known as NBS) many years ago (1978),
>> I was presented with a copy of NBS Monograph 155, "From Sundials to
>> Atomic Clocks" by one of the authors. I found it to be a fantastic
>> read, it answers all of those questions about Time & Frequency  
>> that you were afraid to ask.
>>
>> I stumbled on it again today in PDF form on the NIST website, it has
>> undergone two revisions and this URL points to the most current  
>> (1999) edition.
>>
>> http://tf.nist.gov/general/pdf/1796.pdf
>>
>> -Mike-
>> WA6ZTY
>>
>>
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