[time-nuts] Is this a cesium frequency standard?

Bill Dailey docdailey at gmail.com
Thu Aug 23 17:18:03 EDT 2012


Who said that?

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On Aug 23, 2012, at 2:56 PM, paul swed <paulswedb at gmail.com> wrote:

> I am reading thread and getting a good chuckle in a lot of respects.
> SRS good or bad humps and bumps.
> Then it hit me. I have a HP5065a and its great.
> But, someone here is willing to buy it for $5000!
> I think we can strike a deal. :-) Its american, has documentation, and is
> HP. Sweet!
> 
> Regards
> Paul
> WB8TSL
> 
> On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 2:37 PM, David Kirkby <david.kirkby at onetel.net>wrote:
> 
>> On 23 August 2012 18:39, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk at phk.freebsd.dk> wrote:
>>> It's really very simple:  If it was, the company that made them would
>>> now be owned either by some rich mafioso or a western company.
>>> 
>>> If it is no good, the company is still locally owned or bankrupt.
>> 
>> 
>> I think given this hear is Russian military, I doubt there would have
>> been much chance for it to be evaulated by companies like Agilent. The
>> specifications would not be published, they could not buy one. It's
>> possible the first Western countries will see of this sort of thing is
>> when it appears on eBay.
>> 
>> I'm not saying this is good, but it might possibly be.
>> 
>> Looking at a lot of the other things this seller has, the specs are
>> well below what one can get from companies like Agilent. Volt meters
>> with 1% error are hardly precision by todays standards.
>> 
>> Dave
>> 
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