[time-nuts] YIG oscillator drift question

iovane at inwind.it iovane at inwind.it
Sat Dec 8 14:47:30 UTC 2012

>I do not have any data on temperature drift, but I can say that most YIG 
>oscillators I have used, with the exception of the Stellex-mini models, have 
>required a tuning current to oscillate. The Stellex-mini models have a 
>strong bias magnet which allows the tuning current to be zero at mid tuning 
>John  WA4WDL

Hi John, 
zero current is not a demand, but simply an illustrative situation in which 
current is ruled out as a reason of drift.
By the way, I don't have any YIG oscillators on the bench yet, I should buy 
Antonio I8IOV

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