[time-nuts] Why would I want a rubidium

Hal Murray hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Mon Oct 5 07:27:47 UTC 2009

> Sorry for the newbie question, but with two Z3801A's, what use would I
> find for a rubidium unit? I see lots of them on ebay from the Chinese
> sellers. 

Better holdover for when your antenna gets zapped by lightning. :)

That probably assumes your Z3801As are running off a UPS and that you have a 
good anti-lighting setup on the antenna coax so the Z3801A itself doesn't get 

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