[time-nuts] GPSDO Alternatives
lists at rtty.us
Fri Dec 7 12:27:03 UTC 2012
That is an impressive hourglass. In the context of the thought experiment "swap offer" - no, mine is not a work of art. It's only value is as a time keeper.
On Dec 6, 2012, at 10:37 PM, DaveH <info at blackmountainforge.com> wrote:
> If you had an Ikepod, I might be interested.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: time-nuts-bounces at febo.com
>> [mailto:time-nuts-bounces at febo.com] On Behalf Of Bob Camp
>> Sent: Thursday, December 06, 2012 18:23
>> To: Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement
>> Subject: Re: [time-nuts] GPSDO Alternatives
>> Here's another way to look at this:
>> An hourglass full of sand (with some attention) and a cesium
>> standard are both ways to answer the question "what time is
>> it?". Let's say you need a new $40,000 tube replacement in
>> your 5371 and management asks "what else can we do?". An
>> hour glass is indeed a "something else we can do". They both
>> deliver an answer to the time of day question. Without
>> defining what you actually *need* to do, they are both valid
>> The problem comes when you look at the $40,000 repair charge
>> and decide that building an hour glass is a lot cheaper.
>> While that's true, it's far from the whole story. One way to
>> quickly work some of this out is a simple swap proposition.
>> Would anybody on the list trade their (working) cesium for my
>> (working) hourglass? I'll pay shipping..
>> On Dec 6, 2012, at 9:03 PM, Mark Sims <holrum at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>> I think only TIMER2 on the AVR has the clk/4 limitation.
>> The other timers can count at full speed. I know that I
>> have counted at 8-12 MHz before...
>>> time-nuts mailing list -- time-nuts at febo.com
>>> To unsubscribe, go to
>>> and follow the instructions there.
>> time-nuts mailing list -- time-nuts at febo.com
>> To unsubscribe, go to
>> and follow the instructions there.
> time-nuts mailing list -- time-nuts at febo.com
> To unsubscribe, go to https://www.febo.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/time-nuts
> and follow the instructions there.
More information about the time-nuts