[time-nuts] Possibly OT - Any interest in a vintage HP/Dymec DY-5842 VLF receiver?
kilodelta4foxmike at gmail.com
Fri Oct 1 22:50:17 UTC 2010
You might consider contacting Dr. Ken Kuhn -- kennathakuhn at gmail.com
check his HP museum at http://www.kennethkuhn.com/hpmuseum/
Brian Kirby KD4FM
On 10/1/2010 5:34 PM, ziggy9 wrote:
> Fellow time-nuts:
> I've got a circa 1964 DY-5842 VLF receiver. This is (was) operated in
> conjunction with an external time interval counter to make a frequency
> comparison. So you would select WWVL for example, and use that as your
> primary standard for comparison to your local standard. It's got 5 crystals
> in it: 16, 18, 19.8, 20, and 60 kHz (listed as GBR, NBA, NPM, WWVL, WWVB).
> It works and I have the manual. The thing is, the interest in something
> like this is bound to be a bit narrow, so I thought I'd mention it here.
> So if there are any collectors, equipment museums, etc. that might be
> interested in this, please let me know. I'm a bit sentimental about this
> thing, it's sort of a bit of history, and from what I can tell, somewhat
> rare (doesnt make it worth anything though :). Since it's a bit of a
> curiosity, I'd like to pass it to someone that might be interested in it
> rather than just tossing it. I can always provide more details to anyone
> that wants them.
> Best regards,
> Paul Davis - K9MR
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