[time-nuts] Maser manual
paulswedb at gmail.com
Thu Sep 2 01:07:40 UTC 2010
Thanks. So it really uses very little hydrogen then. I was wondering about
the refill process.
Definitely like the red glow of the hydrogen.
I find the unique orange/purple hue of the RB interesting. Have seen it
while trying to get the last ounce of life out of old telco Rbs.
On Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 4:47 PM, Corby Dawson <cdelect at juno.com> wrote:
> Yes it is operating.
> With the exception of some down times to replace each of the ion pumps
> when they failed (at separate times) it has been running nonstop for 3
> I also had to replace the disassociator oscillator with an
> oscillator/amplifier of my own design.
> Also replaced the original 1.4Ghz RF amp (2.8db NF) with a modern amp
> having a .4db noise figure.
> Had to refill the little hydrogen bottle once so far. (via a homebrew
> manifold and a tank of ultra pure H2)
> The local gas co. does provide the H2 but the adaptor for refilling is
> homebrew as the vintage European hydrogen bottle fittings are no longer
> I'll see if I can post a PIX or two of the Vacsorb pumping station and
> the ion pumps.
> Corby Dawson
> cdelect at juno.com
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