[time-nuts] From Sundials to Atomic Clocks

Alan Melia alan.melia at btinternet.com
Thu Sep 8 19:34:11 EDT 2011


It is a big file (136 pages) and I had several hangs on it but eventually
got a copy.  I guess all the members were downloading at the same time :-))

Alan G3NYK

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Neville Michie" <namichie at gmail.com>
To: "Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement"
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Sent: Friday, September 09, 2011 12:07 AM
Subject: Re: [time-nuts] From Sundials to Atomic Clocks


> Thanks Randall,
> It downloaded from you OK,
> I too could not get it directly  in Sydney.
> cheers,
> Neville Michie
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> On 09/09/2011, at 8:32 AM, Randall Prentice wrote:
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> > Have uploaded a copy in NZ.
> >
> > http://prento.homelinux.net/1796.pdf
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> > 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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> >>
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> > --
> > Cheers, Ken
> > vk7krj at users.tasmanet.com.au
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