[time-nuts] FTS-4060 Start Up Instructions
billj at ieee.org
Tue Aug 17 20:21:17 EDT 2004
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
Symmetricom has replacement tubes and adjustment procedures for many Cs
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