[time-nuts] Fwd: FE-5680A Contact FEI

John Ackermann N8UR jra at febo.com
Fri Feb 17 15:34:40 UTC 2012

One thing to keep in mind is that FEI is very largely a defense 
contractor, so their customers, marketing, and motivation are a bit 
different than the typical business-to-business model.


On 2/17/2012 10:02 AM, Bill Riches wrote:
> Good points made - no income for the company, However on the other side of
> the coin - look at Agilient having available all of the old HP manuals for
> download even though there is no income to them.  I wonder if it was a
> requirement of them to supply HP manuals when they absorbed HP.
> I just purchased a new HP Pavilion laptop and was surprised to see that you
> can download a service manual from HP with part numbers and it has
> disassembly instructions - don't know of any other mfgs that do that.  Of
> course HP computer company does not have any connection with the original HP
> - or do they...
> 73,
> Bill Riches, WA2DVU
> Cape May, NJ
> -----Original Message-----
> From: time-nuts-bounces at febo.com [mailto:time-nuts-bounces at febo.com] On
> Behalf Of Jim Lux
> Sent: Friday, February 17, 2012 9:43 AM
> To: Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement
> Subject: Re: [time-nuts] Fwd: FE-5680A Contact FEI
> On 2/17/12 5:27 AM, paul swed wrote:
>> The used market makes no difference to them. No revenue stream.

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