[time-nuts] FTS-4060 Start Up Instructions

Brooke Clarke brooke at pacific.net
Tue Aug 17 20:47:19 EDT 2004


Hi Bill:

I took your advice and have emailed them to see about manuals and 
replacement tubes.

Thanks,

Brooke Clarke, N6GCE

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Bill Janssen wrote:

> Bill Janssen wrote:
>
>> Brooke Clarke wrote:
>>
>>> Hi:
>>>
>>> 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.Com.
>
> 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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