[time-nuts] Why would I want a rubidium.. More

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon Oct 5 20:22:01 UTC 2009

In message <1406. at popacctsnew.quik.com>, "J. For
ster" writes:
>I neglected to mention there are very, very good reasons to have a single
>master frequency standard and distribution amp for a lab. IMO, that is far
>more important than the standard's absolute accuracy.

You should have a master clock, yes, but you should also have a free
running alternate clock, you can use to validate that you are not
seeing instrument synchronizm effects in your measurements.


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