[time-nuts] homebrew atomic reference oscillator?
brooke at pacific.net
Mon Apr 18 14:49:42 EDT 2005
If you were going to attempt it first have a tour of the Stanford
Research facility in Sunnyvale, CA. You can see the glass blowing used
for the lamp and the filter. The manual for the PRS10 explains how it
Brooke Clarke, N6GCE
Robert Aurand wrote:
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Chuck Harris" <cfharris at erols.com>
>>If you are a glass blower, or have access to one, and have experience
>>in vacuum technology, and are good at microwave circuitry design,
>>it is a very doable endevor.
>>If you are willing to use some of the recent advances using
>>laser based detectors, you can turn the Rb standard into something that
>>is of the same quality as a Cs standard.
>>Pretty big "If"s, though.
>That's about what I think, too. Still, it seems to me that the dedicated homebrewer could overcome these hurdles.
>Has anyone on the list ever tried?
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