[time-nuts] CS reservoir depletion

J. Forster jfor at quik.com
Fri Jan 14 17:44:47 UTC 2011

Bob, is there any indication in you have to "run it for a while" depends
on how long it has been off?

Does a crystal oscillator that has been off for 50 years, take longer than
one that has been off for a week?

I ask because the 1818.18 Hz crystal in a LORAN-A Test Set I picked up is
currently running at about 1818.48 Hz. It's been off since about 1945.




 That assumes it was on power for a good part of
> it's
> life. If it's been on the shelf for 20 years, you may need to run it for a
> while ...
> Bob

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