AW: [time-nuts] Cesium DOES Drift, not

Brooke Clarke brooke at
Wed Apr 20 20:38:28 EDT 2005

Hi Chuck:

I have one of the many FTS4060/S24 units being sold on  As far as I can tell these are 
stripped of every possible thing that could reduce the price and so I'm 
sure there's no built in degaussing capability.

But I'm willing to wait out the problem if that's what it is.


Brooke Clarke, N6GCE

w/o Java

Chuck Harris wrote:

> Brooke Clarke wrote:
>> Hi Hubert:
>> I don't have a degaussing device.  Are the plans to make one available?
>> Thanks for the idea,
>> Brooke Clarke, N6GCE
> The 4050 has the degaussing coil built in.  I would think that the 4060
> would too.  All you have to do is connect a variac to the degaussing 
> terminals,
> and slowly ramp the voltage up to the specified value, and then slowly 
> ramp
> it back down to zero.
> I think Hubert has the right idea.  If your tube is magnetized, the 
> magnetization
> will slowly get smaller and smaller until it reaches some minimum 
> value.  While
> it is doing this, you will see a drift that changes rate.
> -Chuck
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