[time-nuts] FTS-4060 Start Up Instructions
brooke at pacific.net
Tue Aug 17 20:47:19 EDT 2004
I took your advice and have emailed them to see about manuals and
Brooke Clarke, N6GCE
Bill Janssen wrote:
> Bill Janssen wrote:
>> Brooke Clarke wrote:
>>> My FTS-4060 has arrived and I need startup instructions.
>>> Also how to use the controls behind the panel:
>>> Manual Scan: Loop Gain/Control Voltage - Increase/Decrease
>>> MOD: On/Off
>>> Loop: Closed/Open
>>> C Field Adjustment: nnn (now 888)(size of step?)
>>> The meter readings are
>>> Name at power up after about 1/2 hour
>>> Xtal Oven 0.5 3.5 and steady
>>> CS Oven 3.0 1.4 and steady
>>> Beam 0.0 2.9 sometimes drops to 0 and comes back
>>> Control 5.0 sawtooth 0 to 5
>>> Supply 2.9 2.9
>>> Charge 0 0 (no internal batteries)
>>> Thanks for any help,
>>> Brooke Clarke
>> When I used one of these I just plugged it in and turned it on. After
>> a warm up period
>> it would be on frequency. It's been 13 years so my memory of what the
>> meter reads
>> is almost nonexistent.
>> I do remember going through the calibration procedure just for
>> experience. I used a HP
>> signal generator locked to the 4060 and set for (I think) 60 KHz. The
>> 60 KHz was input to the
>> 4060 and (I think) I adjusted the C field for some meter indication.
>> The MOD had to be on
>> for the adjustment.
>> You really need the book or advice from someone with a better memory :-)
>> Good luck.
>> Bill K7NOM
> Just occurred to me that you might be able to get some info from
> Symmetricom still has a facility in Beverly MA which is where FTS made
> that 4060.
> Symmetricom has replacement tubes and adjustment procedures for many
> Cs standards
> Bill K7NOM
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