[time-nuts] Newbie with new questions: Rubidium
rexa at sonic.net
Fri Aug 5 16:40:15 EDT 2005
On Fri, 05 Aug 2005 20:26:36 +0000, rlutwak at comcast.net wrote:
>Usually, Rb clock failures are electronic. Failed components are
>generally the same you'd expect on any electronics. Check first
>the power supply capacitors.
Someone gave me a Rb source a few years ago that would not lock. It
turned out that the xtal had aged out of the lock range. I think I
actually had to change a fixed capacitor in the tune circuit to get it
in range, but with an adjustment to center it, it works fine.
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