[time-nuts] Brooks Shera

J. L. Trantham jltran at att.net
Sat Mar 23 18:14:21 EDT 2013


Sorry to hear that.  He was very kind to help me with my first 'Shera Board'
with parts and helping to get it up and working with an HP 105B.  I wrote a
note to his wife a couple of months ago.

I agree with your thoughts.  He went out of his way to help a stranger and I
appreciate it.


-----Original Message-----
From: time-nuts-bounces at febo.com [mailto:time-nuts-bounces at febo.com] On
Behalf Of EWKehren at aol.com
Sent: Saturday, March 23, 2013 2:49 PM
To: time-nuts at febo.com
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Subject: [time-nuts] Brooks Shera

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
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
Eight and counting.
If there was a Hall of Fame for time nuts he would be # 1  on my list
Bert Kehren
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