[time-nuts] Question for the cesium nuts.

Chuck Harris cfharris at erols.com
Fri Mar 16 18:41:53 EDT 2007


Robert Lutwak wrote:
> There's no reason that you shouldn't see just as many CsIIIs, Cs4000s, and 
> 5071s on the used market tomorrow as you see 4040s and 506Xs today, just as 
> soon as they trickle down through the same channels as the older units did.

Well, there is one reason, and that is the US DRMO discovered it is cheaper
to destroy test equipment than it is to sell it.  So, I doubt we will ever
again see the vast supply of surplus electronics that came from the cold war
ramping down.

-Chuck Harris



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