[time-nuts] Z3805A cooling requirements?

Magnus Danielson magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org
Mon Dec 17 02:06:45 UTC 2012

On 12/17/2012 02:47 AM, Bob Camp wrote:
> Hi
> The gotcha here is that an un-cooled piece of gear will heat up and cool down as it's work load changes.  There is no "magic bullet" that keeps the temperature constant with zero airflow in a normal design. Yes, I'm old enough to remember oil cooled computers. Still no constant temperature and you have turbulence.

I agree that there is no "silver bullet", but my point was that 
sometimes you kill one property when you apply a solution to another 
problem. I am very well aware of heating problems and cooling my 
components, as this is part of my real world. But rather than isolating 
the full box, I'm talking about the TCXO or OCXO. Just putting a small 
wind-shield over it changes things a lot at times.


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