[time-nuts] "Vanguard Ultra precision Golden Oscillator"

Gary Woods garygarlic at earthlink.net
Mon Aug 24 19:29:52 EDT 2015

On Mon, 24 Aug 2015 18:18:14 -0400, you wrote:

>If you do drop one into a “modern” circuit, it’s worth noting that the crystal 
>in an FT style holder has another capacitor in it when compared to the model of
>a modern (plated electrode) crystal. The air gap is the source of the element. Net
>result is that (without the toothpaste) they are a bit harder to tune. 

What you do is take the FT-243 holder apart and drill a hole in the side
for a screw that bears on the spring that holds the crystal and metal
holder "sandwich" together. You can get a few *Kc change varying the

*proper units for the time.

Gary Woods AKA K2AHC- PGP key on request, or at home.earthlink.net/~garygarlic
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