[time-nuts] Determining Time-Nut infection severity
sar10538 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 25 03:33:01 UTC 2010
Well, you don't own boat-anchors any more, they are burial-at-sea-anchors now.
On 25 October 2010 15:54, <xaos at darksmile.net> wrote:
> A valid point has been brought up. What does a Time-Nut do with his
> equipment when he dies.
> Actually, I am serious here.
> My little girl, who just turned four, is already an expert with the
> soldering iron and she can name most components. Actually she is very good
> with microwave components and she can name all the waveguide types,
> magnetrons, attenuators etc, etc..
> So, I am lucky I guess (so far). I hope she will grow up to be a proper EE
> like her Dad.
> But what if she is not? What am I to do with my equipment if I go to the big
> Atomic Clock in the Sky?
> I would definitely not sell it while I was alive! What we need here is maybe
> a Time-Nut Museum. A place where our trusted equipment can go and spend
> their remaining days with other equipment like them.
> Otherwise, I just might request to be buried all my stuff. Like in a small
> mausoleum. I am only half joking!
> George, N2FGX
> P.S. I know I haven't said anything here for a while. Too busy raising a
> little EE and working. 73's to all!
> Quoting Daniel Schultz <n8fgv at usa.net>:
>> But what about the other date on the tombstone? You would need to work
>> out the
>> calibration of the clock in the delivery room on your 0th birthday, and
>> that your mother's doctor was also a time nut......
>>>> One can only hope that the local coroner is also a Time-Nut, so that
>>>> of death can be determined with suitable accuracy and precision. Does
>>>> anybody know how many bits of precision are used on tombstones these
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