[time-nuts] Brooks Shera

Magnus Danielson magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org
Sat Mar 23 17:56:45 EDT 2013


On 03/23/2013 08:48 PM, EWKehren at aol.com wrote:
> Brooks Shera passed away last Saturday. There will be an  obituary published
> tomorrow in the Santa Fe New Mexican. It should also be  available online.
> As I have mentioned in the past I credit him with making  available to time
> nuts, radio amateurs and other hobbyists  a method to  obtain precise
> frequency at an affordable price before commercial GPSDO's  flooded the market.
> At the time I personally had ten cesium's thanks to the  bankruptcy of
> Offshore Navigation I started building disciplined Rb's with the  help of Brooks.
> Eight and counting.
> If there was a Hall of Fame for time nuts he would be # 1  on my list

Sad to hear this news. His contribution to this field will be remembered.


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