[time-nuts] Racal 2201 Frequency Counter

Dan Rae danrae at verizon.net
Thu Sep 10 16:47:11 UTC 2009

GandalfG8 at aol.com wrote:
> Following recent discussions about the merits, or otherwise, of the Racal  
> 1991/92 counters, is anybody familiar with the 225MHz two channel 2201  
> which was marketed as being the 1991 replacement?
> With an optional 1.3GHz third channel fitted it was  also offered as the 
> replacement for the 1992.

Nigel, the 1992 with Hi Stab Oven option was bought in /very/ large 
numbers by the US military, hence the relative popularity of that one 
over the 1991, 1998 and later models over here.  I have never even seen 
the one you refer to :^)

Even the 1992 duff button problem was solved by some kind soul who was 
selling bags of 100 replacements on eBay recently for a very good price, 
enough for three 1992s.

With all the counters I have here it is the 1992 that stays on the 
bench, the -hp- ones sit in the garage. 


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