[time-nuts] Large Qty HP C-Beam Tubes available
wa1zms at att.net
wa1zms at att.net
Sat Jan 15 17:25:54 UTC 2011
I, for one would be very willing to take a chance on one or two tubes
and see if there is any life left in them, but sadly I live in Va.
I have e-mailed a friend in Boulder to see if he ever heads out in
your direction but I don't think he does very often.
Please keep me in mind if you uncover a way to address the shipping
issue or if another steps up to buy the lot, as I would be willing to
contact them as well.
-Brian Justin, WA1ZMS
On Jan 15, 2011, at 8:07 AM, "gbusg" <gbusg at comcast.net> wrote:
> Regarding the various discussions regarding CS reservoir depletion...
> I should probably mention that I'm helping the family of my friend,
> the late
> Chuck Norton (who owned Frequency Standards and Services in Colorado
> Springs) with their sale of the equipment Chuck had in his lab and
> inventory. We've been selling the more "generic" equipment on eBay,
> holding some of the time & freq. stuff for now in case time-nuts
> folks want
> some of it.
> There's a large qty of used (mostly HP) Cesium Beam Tubes. I didn't
> them yet, but going by memory I'd say there might be 10 or 15 of them.
> Probably mostly for the HP 5060A and HP 5061A.
> If anybody's interested, I can inventory the exact part numbers of
> tubes for you. Keep in mind they're all used tubes in unknown
> condition. So
> we must assume they don't work. Probably they can be had for a very
> reasonable price - but the family says that, due to the DOT-SP11401
> paperwork & complications when shipping cesium beam tubes, they
> would prefer
> local pickup (in Colorado Springs) on the tubes. So that might make it
> difficult - unless someone will be passing through Colorado Springs,
> or they
> have suggestions on how to easily ship the tubes?
> Contact me off list if for further information.
> My best,
> P.S. There are also quite a few HP 5061A and other similar time &
> pieces (e.g., several HP 5087A, etc.). I've not yet tested any of
> stuff, so don't know the condition. Probably at least his main
> cesium beam
> standard (that was part of his NIST time & frequency service system)
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