[time-nuts] Z3805 initial behaviour after power up

John Miles jmiles at pop.net
Wed Jun 17 08:25:12 UTC 2009

> Since I do not have an manual for the Z3805: Can any of you Z3801 owners
> second this behaviour to be normal or would you think that it is kind of
> special for the Z3805 or even a real malfunction (in the sense that the
> OCXO's drift is above the specs in the beginning)?

Any OCXO that has been sitting around for years is likely to undergo rapid
aging when you first bring it up.  It will be so far out of spec that I
wouldn't even bother looking at the loop behavior until it's been running
for a week or two.  Chances are it'll be fine by then.

-- john, KE5FX

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