[time-nuts] hp10811 OCXO shipping jolt/drop survival?

Bruce Griffiths bruce.griffiths at xtra.co.nz
Sat Oct 10 05:49:34 UTC 2009

swingbyte wrote:
> HI all ,
> I had a 5370 A shipped to me that suffered enough of a drop/roll to
> break a handle and bend the chassis such that the bottom panel had to
> be modified to get it back on.  When I connected the timebase output
> to the start input the frequency display is 10.0000000xx with the last
> two numbers moving about quite a lot.  Could this indicate damage to
> the oscillator due to the drop?  I haven't tuned up the inputs yet so
> this may be an artefact of that.
> Thanks
> Tim


What gate time was used to measure the frequency?


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