[time-nuts] Possibly OT - Any interest in a vintage HP/Dymec DY-5842 VLF receiver?
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Sat Oct 2 18:40:54 UTC 2010
Ken would be a great person. THe HP Memory project would be another
On Fri, Oct 1, 2010 at 3:50 PM, Brian Kirby <kilodelta4foxmike at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
>> 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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