[time-nuts] Cesium 133 on kickstarter

Gerald Chafee gchafee at gmail.com
Fri Apr 11 09:19:20 EDT 2014

I wonder if a CSAC used as a wristwatch would need constant C-field

On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 12:41 PM, Attila Kinali <attila at kinali.ch> wrote:

> On Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:43:13 -0400
> Ronald Held <ronaldheld at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I am curious what people think of this watch at least from the time-nut
> POV.
> Considering that they are not the first, but at least the third with
> that idea (see archives for other CSAC wrist watches).
> But seriously, a modern, temperature compensated quartz watch goes better
> than +/-10s in half a year (about 1ppm), which is already about as good as
> you
> need for a wrist watch. Any better is just unnecessary overengineering.
> Of course, it's a different matter if you like to show of to your peers.
> Other than that, i probably would buy a CSAC and put it into some equipment
> instead. :-)
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