[time-nuts] WTS: Efratom PTB-100 Precision Timebase

Attila Kinali attila at kinali.ch
Sat Jul 7 15:32:24 EDT 2018

On Fri, 6 Jul 2018 20:56:56 -0500
"Don at True-Cal" <truecalservices at gmail.com> wrote:

> For someone interested in working on the Rb package which I believe is the
> FRK series. Worked great in my lab for years and recently started being real
> slow to lock during power cycles and now won't lock at all. Not sure what
> the fair asking price would be in this condition. Maybe someone has
> repair/refurb experience with the Efratom FRK.

It is likely that the lamp degraded to the point it doesnt produce enough
light anymore. People have reported that they could revive old lamps
by heating it up with a heat gun and let the rubidium condense again
at the nook where it is supposed to be.

			Attila Kinali

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