[time-nuts] HP 3586 Problem

Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R caf at omen.com
Mon Mar 25 00:26:02 EDT 2013

On 03/24/2013 09:12 PM, Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R wrote:
> On 03/24/2013 06:24 PM, Perry Sandeen wrote:
>> Esteemed Gurus,
>> I was checking out two operational HP 3586B’s which I normally use 
>> for RF work on the lower frequencies and found out one would not sync 
>> below 300 KHz or so and the other below 200 KHz on the Fo rear output 
>> connector.
>> So I contacted my friend Mike Fisch and asked him to do the same test 
>> and his Fo output would not sync below 1 MHz.
>> So my questions to the list are: 1.  Do other owners of HP 3586 units 
>> have the same problem?   2. And if one had had that problem, were 
>> they able to fix it, and if so how?
>> I don’t want to touch the insides of mine until I have more information.
>> Regards,
>> Perrier
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> The output on my 3586B loses lock below 400-500 kHz.
> This is the first time I checked the output at these low frequencies.
> The last time I made measurements with it it was not showing problems
> with measurements down to 20 kHz or so.
I just checked and my 3586B is receiving normally down to the lowest 
frequency I checked, 19.8 KHz.

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