[time-nuts] Did a member of time-nuts buy this?
magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org
Sun Dec 7 10:45:55 EST 2014
On 12/07/2014 03:23 PM, Bob Camp wrote:
>> On Dec 6, 2014, at 4:51 PM, Dr. David Kirkby (Kirkby Microwave Ltd) <drkirkby at kirkbymicrowave.co.uk> wrote:
>> On 6 Dec 2014 21:10, "paul swed" <paulswedb at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I picked my unit up for $125 at a Hamfesyt and the tube was absolutely bad
>>> as it turned out. But then what do you expect for the $. That said another
>>> time nut gave me his dead tube from a 5060. I spent a good deal of time
>>> getting it adapted into the 5061 now name Frankenstein. This included a
>>> oven controller.
>>> But it was all about learning and boy did I. Still nothing like some of
>>> folks on Time nuts truly they have the expertise and feel for the beasts.
>>> But the fumes were enough for me to get an actual feel for a CS reference
>>> and why they were always left on. Also it drove home a lot of the physics
>>> and math.
>>> Now for $125, thats a pretty good education.
>> The fumes will do for me!
>> I got an HP 58503A as I need a solution, not a project.
>> But playing with a Cs for a bit of fun/education is something quite
>> different. But maybe I should wait until one comes up in the UK, shipping
>> is going to be $300-$500.
> The Cs that was just bought came from the Netherlands over to the US. There *is* gear in Europe.
Indeed. Every now and then I find a bunch of cesiums in the trunk of my
car. Then I unload them at home and give them some basic LTC and turns
out they work.
Re-located two of them to places running low on working cesiums.
So yes, there exist gear in Europe. :)
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